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Mesembryanthemum criniflorum 'Magic Carpet Mixed'Dorotheanthus bellidiformisLivingstone Daisy, Ice Plant

Half-hardy Annual

What is Half-Hardy Annual?
A plant that completes its entire life cycle (growth, reproduction, death) in one season.
Can be grown outdoors but requires winter protection from frosts and temperatures below 0C.

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Leaves that appear to be sprinkled with ice crystals

Ideal for growing in beds, borders, dry banks and rockeries

Leaves can be eaten raw, mainly being used as a spinach substitute

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Height Up to 7.5cm (3in)
Spread Up to 30cm (11.8in)

Half-hardy Annual

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Description
Carpet like growth with leaves that appear to be sprinkled with ice crystals. Produces a glowing display in full sun on beds, borders, dry banks, rockeries, etc.

Culinary note: Leaves can be eaten raw, mainly being used as a spinach substitute. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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1 packet (2000 mesembryanthemum seeds) (23848)

Sowing
Sow late winter to spring at 15-20C (60-70F) in John Innes Seed Compost. Sow seed on surface of compost and gently firm down compost. Keep soil damp but not wet, but do not exclude light, which is beneficial to germination. Sealing in a polythene bag after sowing is also helpful. Germination usually takes 15-21 days.

When seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant and grow on in cooler conditions for 10-15 days before planting out after all risk of frost, 30cm (12in) apart in a sunny spot on light well drained soil.

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