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Delosperma cooperi
Cactus and succulent plants | Magnoliopsida

 Delosperma cooperi originated southern Africa. Prostrata or erect stem, grows up to 13 cm high and 60 inches wide. Leaves opposite, succulent, cylindrical or 3 angles, without stipule. Flowers solitary or Cime, terminal or axillary, 8 cm diameter, open purple, calyx with 5 lobes unequal, inferior ovary with 5 rooms. Fruit capsule, 5-valve, with or without covering membrane. Seeds 0,6-1,5 mm, spherical, brown, with aryl.

Blooming period - from June to August.

Water - Do not tolerate excessive soil moisture, watering is only in times of drought, in September no longer wet to the threshold of winter.

Substrate - sandy or rocky, well drained, not very fertile. Tolerate soils with high salinity.

Light - full sun.

Reproduction - by spring seedlings or seeds.

Use --f = "http://botanicatalog.com/en/taxon104068/Delosperma_cooperi" target = "_blank"> Delosperma cooperate and Sedum sp. are given for a good ground cover.

For strong contrasts using Yucca sp. and Agave with representatives of the genus Delosperma, Crassula, Orostachys, Eremurus, Crocosmia and Rosularia.

References

Baldassare Mineo & ndash, Rock Garden Plants - Timber Press, 1999

David S. Mackenzie - Perennial Ground Covers - Timber Press, 2002

JC Hickman - The Jepson Manual: Higher Plants of California - University of California Press, 1993

Jane McGary - Rok Garden and Construction - Timber Press, 2003

Marie Harrison - Groundcovers for the South - Pineapple Press, 2006

NRBarton - Succulent Flora of Southern Africa - AA Balkema, 2000

Roger Spencer - Horticultural Flora of South-Eastern Australia - UNSW Press, 1995

Susan Carter, Carrie Becker, Bob Lilly - Perennials: A Gardener's Reference - Timber Press, 2007

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