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Commonly known as Perennial mesembryanthemum
All Flower JUN-AUG. Available in the following colours:
Height - up to 20 - 30 cm (8-12in)
Spread - indefinite.
Alpine or rock plant - These plants prefer well drained soil and are generally dwarf in habit.
Succulent - perennial with opposite, cylindrical or 3-angled leaves which often redded in full sun.
Will grow outside in milder locations - This could include plants which would survive happily in a greenhouse or conservatory if not in a mild location. If you have a sheltered spot in your garden then it may do well here. - under glass - cactus compost - full light.
Additional Features - Good to know - daisy-like flowes in profusion.
Pests & Diseases - greenfly, mealybugs .
Place of origin - semi-desert areas of South Africa
Garden Location/Conditions - Rockery (inc alpine)
Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
Soil Conditions - Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
Lampranthus - Care Guide
Buy Varieties of LAMPRANTHUS
Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.