Delosperma pictures

Submitted by Martin Tversted on

This is some pictures from my old garden. THings went a bit "wild" there...

Delosperma carterae. With taproot.

Delosperma floribundum

Delosperma hirtum, long gone into Delo heaven. Anyone with seeds?

Delosperma ´Silverhill´ - my own selection. Compact and hardy.

Delosperma sutherlandii.

More will follow. Martin


Submitted by Weiser on Sun, 04/10/2011 - 21:43

Very nice selection the only one in this group that I have grown is Delosperma floribundum. It seems to be hardy for two to three years then I lose the older plants. I always keep a couple on young ones on hand as replacements.
I like the 'Silverhill' have you patented it?  Is it available in the U.S.?

Submitted by Martin Tversted on Sat, 04/16/2011 - 06:54

No, patentating plants in the EU is very expensive. I breed them just for fun. But odd to see my own plants being sold on ebay? But at least the naming is respected. No, they are not available in the US. Maybe its time they travel over there? I also still need some Lavender Ice, dyeri and a few other nice ones you guys have...


Submitted by Palustris on Sat, 05/12/2012 - 07:18

Here are some more Delosperma

That one self seeded in a rockery and has survived the foul winter weather. The flower is about 1 cm. across.

Delosperma congestum.
and Delosperma  McB 2999

Delosperma spalmanthoiides

Submitted by Weiser on Wed, 05/16/2012 - 12:56

I love Delosperma Delosperma sphalmanthoides!
It's a great trough plant!!

Submitted by Andy71 on Tue, 05/22/2012 - 05:39

Weiser wrote:

I love Delosperma Delosperma sphalmanthoides!
It's a great trough plant!!

What kind of room does it need for roots? I'd love to grow it in a bowl to be brought in for the winter. I'm sure it would die if I put it in the ground.

Submitted by Hoy on Tue, 06/26/2012 - 15:40

Here are some newly acquired mesembs. All have at least one winter outside though. All labels lost (or rather I  don't like labels in the beds here at my summerhouse!!) as I try to make it natural looking. (Some plants are from you, Martin, thanks ;) )