Delosperma is a fairly large succulent genus with over 100 species native primarily to South Africa. Most are shrubs or trailing plants. The name means "visible seeds" in Greek. They are summer flowering plants with generally white, yellow or red flowers.

Delosperma prefer a rich well drained soil with abundant summer water. The tuberous roots must be kept dry in winter.

Delosperma lehmannii Delosperma lehmannii

Delosperma lehmannii

An unusual species with fat rounded light grey-green leaves on stiff red stems. Height to 20cm. Yellow daisy-like flowers. (South Africa). Sun/part sun.

Temporarily unavailable

Delosperma pruinosum Delosperma pruinosum

Delosperma pruinosum

An unusual shrubby succulent with rich green leaves to 2cm long covered in tiny white translucent hairs. Masses of yellow flowers in summer. (South Africa). Sun/part sun.

Delosperma 'Purple Buttons' Delosperma 'Purple Buttons'

Delosperma 'Purple Buttons'

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Rare Plants / Under Propagation

This section lists plants that are either rare and available only occassionally on our One of a Kind page, plants that are out of season or those being propagated to build up numbers for sale.

Delosperma basuticum Delosperma basuticum

Delosperma basuticum

If available, this plant will be listed here.