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Commonly known as Perennial mesembryanthemum
PurpleShades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
Alpine or rock plantThese plants prefer well drained soil and are generally dwarf in habit.
Tender - cool or frost free greenhouseTolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen. Except in frost-free inner-city areas or coastal extremities requires glasshouse conditions. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 1°C (34°F)
Additional FeaturesPests & DiseasesGreenfly, mealybugs.Place of originSemi-desert areas of South Africa.
Garden Location/ConditionsRockery (inc alpine)
HardinessHalf hardy (down to 0)
Soil ConditionsWell drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil