SpecificationsCarpobrotus 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.
Common Name Pig Face Plant Type Evergreen, Ground Cover, Outdoor, Perennial, Revegetation, Succulent, Verge Range No Dimensions 10-30cm high x 0.5-3m wide Sunlight Full Sun Bird/Wildlife Attracting No Australian Native No Deciduous No Evergreen Yes Flower Colour Pink, Purple Foliage Colour Green Flowering Season Spring, Summer, Winter Botanical Genus Carpobrotus Botanical Species virescens Flower Type Liguate - Strap-like, Petal-like Flowers Of Daisies Foliage Type Rosette Of Thickened Fleshy Leaves Width 300 cm Height 30 cm
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