Carpobrotus virescens

Pig Face

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Forestry tube - +
13cm - +

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  • Specifications

    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.
    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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Carpobrotus virescens

Pig Face

In stock

Forestry tube - +
13cm - +

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