Lampranthus - Succulent Plant

One of the most colorful succulent. Golden Ice Plant is a neatly rounded, erect, succulent plant.
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1Lampranthus - Succulent Plant
23 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Lampranthus

Lampranthus aureus is an unresolved name while Delosperma cooperi is an accepted. Golden Ice Plant is a neatly rounded, erect, succulent plant that grows up to about half a meter tall. The leaves are paired, free or slightly fused at the base, dark green, up to 5 cm long.

The plant is liked for its unbelievably bright orange flowers. The shiny orange flowers are borne singly or in clusters on short stalks, are 6 cm in diameter. There are some yellow forms of this plant too. Flowers are followed by a woody fruit capsule that has five compartments.

Lampranthus is a genus of succulent plants in the family Aizoaceae, indigenous to southern Africa.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Lampranthu, Golden Ice Plant, Orange Ice Plant
Maximum Reachable Height 0.25 to 0.50 feet
Flower Colour Glossy red-purple
Bloom Time June to September
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Once the Lampranthus plants are growing in the garden they are easy to look after.
  • They like to grow in dry soil so only water in very prolonged dry spells.
  • Once the season is over, cut the plants back by pruning the dead stems in the autumn.
  • If you want more plants then take cuttings in the springtime.
  • Lampranthus care

    If planning to grow Lampranthus outdoors from the off it is best to sow out the seed in following the last frost of spring, simply cover the seeds. The seeds should be sown in a sunny area of the garden that has excellent drainage. The soil should be dry and stony; at the time of sowing add manure.
    When starting to grow Lampranthus plants indoors first, then they should be started about two months before they are due to be transplanted out; a few weeks after the last frost of spring.

    Sunlight Full sun
    Watering Dry
    Soil Well-drained soil
    Temperature 65 to 75 degrees F
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Lampranthus special feature

    Grow in sunny but sheltered areas of desert gardens, rock gardens, border fronts or slopes. Ground cover or edger.

    Lampranthus uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for an ornamental purpose

    Medicinal Use:

    • Used as a remedy to treat minor skin problems
    • Please consult your health expert

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Lampranthus ?

    Lampranthus is commonly known as Lampranthu, Golden Ice Plant, Orange Ice Plant

    How tall do Lampranthus grow?

    On average Lampranthus grows 0.25 to 0.50 feet

    What color are Lampranthus ?

    A Lampranthus plant bears flowers of color Glossy red-purple

    When Lampranthus blooms?

    With enough light, Lampranthus may produce Glossy red-purple flowers in June to September

    How hard is Lampranthus to grow?

    A Lampranthus is Easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Lampranthus need?

    A Lampranthus prefers Full sun

    How much water does a Lampranthus need?

    A Lampranthus prefers watering Dry

    What kind of soil does a Lampranthus need?

    A Lampranthus prefers Well-drained soil

    What temperature does a Lampranthus like?

    A Lampranthus prefers 65 to 75 degrees F

    How often should I fertilize my Lampranthus ?

    To encourage Lampranthus growth, Apply any organic fertilizer


    Tuesday, 11 February 2020

    Excellent proctus collection

    Ritu Singh

    Sunday, 24 November 2019

    Versatile plant that can be kept in sunny or semi-shade environments

    robin pinto

    Tuesday, 19 November 2019

    Great plant..looked nice.

    Sangeeta Chaudhry
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