Random Harvest on Facebook Twitter Rss Pinterest Instagram googlePlus Youtube | [email protected]| 082 553 0598

Delosperma echinatum

Pickle plant (english)

Taxonomy:

Family AIZOACEAE
Genus Delosperma
Specie echinatum
SA Plant Number
Basionym Delosperma echinatum

Tell Your Friends:

Description:

Delosperma echinatum is a hardy, evergreen, small, partially-upright shrublet has barrel-shaped short (25mm) leaves, hence its common name pickle plant.The light-green leaves have short, white, bristly hairs and attractive water vesicles (tiny bladders), that will add texture to your plantings.

It bears masses of small, white, glistening flowers in spring.

This drought-resistant plant makes a good addition to a rockery, succulent or grass garden and does particularly well in containers.

Plant in well-drained soil in sun or light shade. It should be allowed to dry out between waterings.


Size: up to 45 cm

Wildlife:

Insects:

Insects love its small , white, glistening flowers in spring.

Uses:

Container plant:
This drought-resistant plant makes a good addition to a rockery, succulent or grass garden and does particularly well in containers.

Distribution:

Eastern Cape
+

Admin Notice:


Tel: 082 553 0598   Fax: 086 644 9554   Open Monday to Sunday 08h00 - 17h00.  Open on Public holidays, except Good Friday and Easter Sunday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.
Powered by ITM Website Design Cape Town