Carpobrotus Virescens (pig face) is a colourful and hardy creeping groundcover with very thick, succulent leaves which can grow to 10cm in length. Pale white-pink/purple ligulate flowers with pale yellow centres, usually about 4-8cm in diameter are produced in abundance from winter through to summer. A excellent groundcover for rockeries and large coastal and inland plantings. Carpobrotus virescens prefers a sunny to partly shaded positions and prefers sandy coastal areas. Liquid fertiliser can be applied at the beginning of spring to encourage fuller flowers. An all purpose fertiliser twice a year. will give the plant an additional boost. Carpobrotus glaucesens will grow to a height of 0.1 - 0.3m and a width of 0.5 - 3m.Carpobrotus Virescens (pig face) is a colourful and hardy creeping groundcover with very thick succulent leaves which can grow to 10cm in length. Pale white-pink/purple ligulate flowers with pale yellow centres usually about 4-8cm in diameter are produced in abundance from winter through to summer. A excellent groundcover for...
|Common Name||Pig Face|
|Plant Type||Evergreen / Ground Cover / Outdoor / Perennial / Revegetation / Succulent / Verge|
|Dimensions||10-30cm high x 0.5-3m wide|
|Flower Colour||Pink / Purple|
|Flowering Season||Spring / Summer / Winter|
|Flower Type||Liguate - Strap-like, Petal-like Flowers Of Daisies|
|Foliage Type||Rosette Of Thickened Fleshy Leaves|
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