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Growing Carpobrotus Chilensis: How To Care For The Succulent Sea Fig

Growing Carpobrotus Chilensis: How To Care For The Succulent Sea Fig

Carpobrotus Chilensis (kar-poh-BROH-tus chil-ee-EN-sis) is a succulent plant that belongs to the Aizoaceae or fig-marigold family. It is also known as Mesembryanthemum chilensis.It’s a species of the Carpobrotus genus and native to southern Africa but has become introduced as an invasive species in North America.

Ice Plant Ground Cover

Ice Plant Ground Cover

The ice plant is the common name of the popular Delosperma Cooperi (Del-oh-SPUR-muh Koo-PER-ee) species. However, there are many other plants called the common name “ice plant”.This drought-tolerant plant is a perennial ground cover succulent, native to South Africa.It produces aster-like flowers, which bloom all summer long.

Caring For Corpuscularia Lehmannii

Caring For Corpuscularia Lehmannii

Corpuscularia lehmannii kor-pus-koo-LAY-ree-uh lay-MAH-nee-eye is a compact succulent with thick blue-green leaves.The species is currently threatened in its native region due to invasive species and habitat degradation.It’s mostly found near Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape province in South Africa.

Caring For Delosperma Cooperi

Caring For Delosperma Cooperi

Delosperma cooperi (del-oh-SPUR-muh koo-PER-ee) is a South African native performing well in the United States in USDA hardiness zones 7 and above.The plant is an enthusiastically growing, succulent, evergreen groundcover growing naturally on the desert plateaus and dry mountainous regions of South Africa.

How To Grow Ice Plant Succulents

How To Grow Ice Plant Succulents

Here the deal on Ice Plant Care – it is pretty easy!The Ice Plant, is a cold-hardy succulent hailing from Africa of which you’ll find lots of varieties.The most cold resistant species come from the Drakensberg Mountains of South Africa’s Western Cape.Other very cold resistant ice plant varieties come from the Great Karoo desert’s cold plateaus.

Lampranthus Blandus Care: Growing The Midday Flower Ice Plant

Lampranthus Blandus Care: Growing The Midday Flower Ice Plant

Lampranthus blandus (Lamp-pran-TH-us BL-and-Dus) known as Midday flower for a reason – the plant produces brightly colored flowers that look a lot like daisies.However, Midday flowers open up only during the day and close up as the sun goes down, are the most distinctive characteristic of Lampranthus.

Oscularia Deltoides: Growing The Pink Ice Plant Succulent

Oscularia Deltoides: Growing The Pink Ice Plant Succulent

Oscularia deltoides (os-kuh-LAR-ee-a del-TOY-deez) is also known as Lampranthus deltoides. Its common names include:Pink Ice PlantDeltoid Leaved Dew PlantIt is a succulent plant in the ice plant family (Aizoaceae).The plant’s name originates from the Latin word osculum, meaning little mouth.This refers to the mouth-like appearance of the three angled leaves with their tiny red teeth.