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|1||Lampranthus - Succulent Plant|
|2||3 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)|
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.
*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 careOnce 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.
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|
|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.
- The plant is used for an ornamental purpose
- 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
Sunday, 24 November 2019
Versatile plant that can be kept in sunny or semi-shade environments
Tuesday, 19 November 2019
Great plant..looked nice.
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