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Delosperma Jewel of the Desert Garnet for Sale Online
Delosperma 'Jewel of the Desert' Garnet brings a pop of color to your sunny garden, even in areas where it may be difficult to keep other plants. These succulents spread to cover the area and produce succulent foliage surrounding vibrant red and purple miniature flowers. Great when planted en masse.
|4 to 6 Inches
|18 to 24 Inches
|Red and Yellow
|Summer to Fall
|Sandy soil, average soil, well-drained soil
|Extremely attractive when used as a focal point in the mixed border, mass planting. Attracts pollinators.
How to Care for Delosperma Jewel of the Desert Garnet
After purchasing your Delosperma Jewel of the Desert, read these planting instructions to ensure your plant is happy and healthy.delo
How do I plant Delosperma Jewel of the Desert?
We suggest when planting your newly purchased Jewel of the Desert Ice plant that you dig a hole twice as wide as the root system but not deeper. Depending on the quality of your existing soil you may need to add a locally sourced compost or topsoil to the back-fill soil. The most common cause of plant death after transplanting is planting the new plant to deep. A good rule is that you should still be able to see the soil the plant was grown in after back-filling the hole.
How do I fertilize Delosperma Jewel of the Desert Garnet?|How much sun do Delosperma Jewel of the Desert plants need?
We recommend feeding your Delosperma Jewel of the Desert in the very early spring and again in mid summer after all new growth has hardened off and it begins to set flower buds. Apply an early spring fertilizer with a product such as Espoma Flower-tone at the recommended rate this will give the plant a boost of nitrogen potash that will be needed for healthy foliage and stem growth. Follow this up with another early summer application of Espoma Flower-Tone, this will again provide the necessary nutrients to promote a flush of beautiful flowers.|These perennial plants love to bask in the sun and should be placed in an area of your garden where they will receive full sun; meaning at least 8 to 12 hours a day.
How often should I water Jewel of the Desert Ice Plants?
This plant is extremely drought tolerant. Water sparingly once established, only during the growing seasons of spring and summer. Do not water while the plant is dormant during the winter season.