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Cactus Succulent

Delosperma Sundella Red (Sundella Series)

A mat-forming evergreen succulent to 15cm tall with fleshy, bright green leaves. In early summer it bears a profusion of daisy-like, red flowers to 5cm across. Thrives in full sun on poor soil

Size
Ultimate height
0.1–0.5 metres
Time to ultimate height
2–5 years
Ultimate spread
0.1–0.5 metres
Growing conditions
Chalk
Clay
Loam
Sand
Moisture
Well–drained
pH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Green
Summer Red Green
Autumn Green
Winter
Position
  • Full sun
Aspect

South–facing or West–facing

Exposure
Exposed or Sheltered
Drought resistance
Yes
Hardiness
H4
Botanical details
Family
Aizoaceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Semi evergreen
Habit
Matforming
Genus

Delosperma are mat-forming perennials, or dwarf shrubs, with smooth, fleshy leaves. The daisy-like flowers are brightly coloured in shades of pink, purple, yellow, red, orange or white

Name status

Trade

How to grow

Cultivation

Grow in a sharply drained soil in full sun. Provide winter protection in very cold areas

Propagation

Propagate by stem cuttings in spring or summer

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • City and courtyard gardens
  • Coastal
  • Cottage and informal garden
  • Gravel garden
  • Patio and container plants
  • Wildlife gardens
  • Low Maintenance
  • Banks and slopes
  • Bedding
  • Garden edging
  • Ground cover
Pruning

No pruning required

Pests

Generally pest-free

Diseases

Generally disease-free

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