Delosperma ('WOWDW7') WOW® 'White Wonder'

Delosperma ('WOWDW7')
Delosperma ('WOWDW7') WOW® 'White Wonder'
iceplant
SIZE/TYPE low or groundcovering
USUAL HEIGHT 0.1-0.1m
USUAL WIDTH 0.3-0.5m
LEAVES evergreen broadleaf
COLOUR OF LEAVES green
FLOWERS showy
COLOUR OF FLOWERS +různobarevné:white a cream
BLOOMING TIME May - September
LOCATION full sun
USDA zone (lowest) 6   (down to -23°C)
WINTER PROTECTION  
FOR ZONE 5+6 Code of winter protection zone 5+6
FOR ZONE 7 Code of winter protection zone 7
BELONGS TO CATEGORIES Perennials
Summer blooms
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Iceplant is a beautiful rock garden perennial from South Africa. There a few hardy species that can withstand continental climate winters in sharply drained soil. Delosperma is an evergreen plant that will fairly quickly cover large areas and provide sensational amount of flowers for a long period. WOW®(=Wheels of Wonder) is a Japanese series bred by Koichiro Nishikawa since 2010. There a quite a few varieties to date that were selected among naturally cross-bred plants of mostly delosperma cooperi.

WOW® White Wonder iceplant (patented under PP25,599 in 2015) produces large, 3-4 cm across, daisy-like, white flowers with soft banana yellow centres, from the first hot days of late spring until the last sunny and warm days of autumn before the first frost. The flowers open only on a sunny day and close in the evening. The water-absorbing foliage is medium green, thick or almost needle-like, evergreen. The plant grows fairly fast covering grounds in short time.

Iceplant loves sunny and dry locations, excess watering could kill it. It is best for rockeries with plenty of gritty material, in raised beds and along pavements make sure the soil is sharply drained so that the plant never stands in water. Hardiness is closely connected to the drainage level and is expected to reach about -24°C (USDA zone 6).

Last update 17-06-2016
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GLOSSARY
  • STANDARD QUALITY - Plants of this group are 1st class quality with number of branches and overall density adequate to their size and age, considering they were container grown.
  • DE LUXE QUALITY - This label guarantees a luxurious quality of manually selected plants that, compared to their height and age, are exceptionally dense and beautiful.
  • EXTRA - These plants are usually mature and bigger specimens with exceptional overall appearance.
  • STANDARD (as described in the plant form) means a tree with a trunk of 190-210 cm and a crown at the top, unless specified differently. The commercial size for trees is their girth measured in the height of 1m from ground.
  • HOBBY - These plants are of the same quality as our standard-quality plants but younger and therefore cheaper.
  • SHRUB - a woody plant with branches growing bushy from the ground level.
  • HALF-STANDARD or MINI-STANDARD - a small tree with shorter trunk, its size is usually specified.
  • FEATHERED - These are trees with branches growing already from the base of the trunk and up along the stem.
  • GRASSES and PERENNIALS - Sizes given usually read the diameter of the pot or the clump, as specified.
LARGE PLANTS over 150 cmspecimens, screening and hedging shrubs

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