Lampranthus godmaniae

Lampranthus godmaniae

Common Names

Godman Ice Plant (english)


Genus Lampranthus
Species godmaniae
SA Plant Number
Basionym Lampranthus godmaniae


Lampranthus godmaniae is a hardy, robust, evergreen succulent shrublet with blue-green cylindrical leaves. It creates a spectacular display of huge Vygie-like, glistening, magenta or pink flowers almost all year round which attract butterflies and insects to the garden. These in turn attract birds and other wildlife to the garden.

Use in terraces, and on banks to create a dense cover or in a mixed succulent bed. With its cascading habit is beautiful in a container. Plant in full sun or a little partial shade in well-drained soil and water regularly.

Size: Up to 30cm


Plants for Pollinators:

Butterflies, bees and other pollinating insects readily visit the flowers.



Beautiful container subject with its cascading growth form.  Use as a colourful rockery subject or part of a mixed succulent bed. Makes a great, dense groundcover for sunny areas. Excellent addition to an arid garden.


Northern Cape


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