- Perennial green leaf
- Food forest
- Bees and butterflies
Ornamental plant that has late season flower enjoyed by pollinators and juicy edible leaves
PLANT TYPE Herb
PLANT HABIT Perennial
USES Culinary, Pollinators, Ornamental
A well known garden plant that has a great, late season flower (Sept-Oct) popular with pollinators.
It’s not well known the leaves of Ice plants are edible, being pleasant, mild tasting and juicy. They make a great addition to summer salads and sandwiches. Ice plant’s edible leaves make this plant a great addition to any perennial kitchen garden.
PRODUCT NOTES 750ml pot.
RECOMMENDED LOCATION Pot, Kitchen garden, Forest garden, Wildlife garden, Ornamental garden
Aspect Full sun, Partial sun, Moist partial shade, Dry partial shade, Moist full sun, Dry full sun
Hardiness Hardy in UK WInter
Management and care I’m told it likes well drained conditions but it seems fine in most locations. Tolerates shade.
A plant in the stonecrop family, Crassulaceae. Is native to China and Korea.
In the wild found in valleys, rocky cliffs and damp places along woodlands