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Mesembryanthemum crystallinum Pink and White Stripe

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Mesembryanthemum crystallinum Pink and White Stripe Pigface,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers, Succulents & Cacti Dense, Prostrate, Spreading

Tough, evergreen groundcover with greyish green succulent leaves and masses of pink and white striped daisy-like flowers throughout spring and summer. Great for rockeries, coastal gardens and hot spots in the garden where not many other plants would survive. Grows approx. 0.2m H x 1m W.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Aizoaceae Africa

Foliage Colour: Green, Grey
Flower Colour: Pink, White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High