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Delosperma hybrid Ocean Sunset™ Violet

Scientific Name : Delosperma hybrida
Common Name : Ice Plant
Hardiness Zone : 5a - 9b
Hardiness Degree : -25°F (-32°C)
Blooming Season : Spring, Late Spring, Late Summer, Summer
Plant Habit : Spreading
Characteristics : Low Maintenance, Frost Tolerant, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant
Water : Light
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)
Height : 4 - 6" (10 - 15cm)
Width : 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : Ocean Sunset has a high flower count per plant, with the largest flowers of any Delosperma, on a great habit. Outstanding performance in pots, with showy flowers that close at night and open mid-morning. The intense, vivid colors are ideal in rock gardens and borders. Very drought tolerant once established.
Idea & Tips : Prefers sandy, well-drained soils. They don’t like to be waterlogged. Plant in a sunny location. Fertilize monthly.
 
Grower Information : Ocean Sunset has a high flower count per plant, with large flowers on a great habit. This series gives an outstanding performance in pots, with showy flowers that close at night and open mid-morning. The intense, vivid colors are ideal in rock gardens and borders. These varieties are very drought tolerant once established.
'T18-5'
Protection InformationPPAF
(Flowering Only License)
Breeder : Concept Plants, B.V.
  • Propagation Guide
    • Media EC/pH:
      EC 0.75-0.80 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.2
      Soil Temperature:
      70-72°F (21-22°C)
      Rooting Hormone:
      500 ppm IBA
      Mist:
      Very low
      Fertilization:
      50 ppm N starting at Day 7
      Pinching:
      Pinch once, prior to transplant.
      Transplanting:
      35-42 days after sticking
      Comments:
      Mist enough to rehydrate cuttings. Do not over-mist beyond Day 2 or 3. Do not oversaturate media.
    • Media pH:
      5.8-6.2
      Temperature:
      Nights: 56 to 64°F (13 to 18°C) Days: 65 to 76°F (18 to 24°C)
      Light Level (fc):
      5,000 to 8,000
      Vernalization:
      No
      Daylength:
      Day length neutral
      Watering:
      Low to moderate
      Fertilization:
      Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 150 to 175 ppm N.
      Pinch After Transplant:
      Typically not required
      Plant Growth Regulators:
      PGRs generally not needed
      Pests and Fungal Diseases:
      Aphids on the buds
    • 1–qt. (10–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      Rooted: 6 wks
      1–gal. (15–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      9-11 wks
      2 to 3–gal. (25 to 30–cm) pot, 3 plants per pot:
      Not recommended
      Bloom Months:
      March to October

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