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Carpobrotus glaucescens 'Aussie Rambler' is a tough, succulent, evergreen perennial plant. It is a giant flowering native 'Pig Face' that forms a dense cover of sprawling foliage, making it an ideal ground cover plant. It flowers from spring to autumn. Ideal for coastal gardens where it can handle salt laden winds and sea spray. It also grows well in gardens away from the coast and inland climates. Protect from heavy frosts. Best in well drained soils. Tip prune shoots to keep plant growth dense.
The leaves are edible, but need cooking. The fruit pulp is also edible.
Flower colour: purple pink
Flowering season: spring autumn
Maximum height: 0.2 metres
Minimum height: not specified
Maximum width: 1 metres
Minimum width: not specified
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: Insects, bees.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate, subtropical, tropical.
Loam: moist, well-drained.
Clay: moist, well-drained.
Sand: moist, well-drained.
Soil pH: 5.5-7.5
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: not specified.