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Carpobrotus 'Pink Passion' is a native succulent groundcover, with silky pink flowers in spring and summer. A hardy and low maintenance plant, fast growing and useful for stabilising embankments. Great for coastal plantings, can take saline soil, as well as most other soil types including rocky. Likes a sunny spot to flower at its best. Also good for conatiners. The leaves are edible and can be used for salads and stir fries. Drought and frost tolerant.
Flower colour: pink
Flowering season: spring summer
Maximum height: 0.3 metres
Minimum height: 0.1 metres
Maximum width: 3 metres
Minimum width: 1 metres
This plant will tolerate full sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate, subtropical, tropical, arid.
Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.
Clay: dry, well-drained.
Sand: dry, moist, well-drained.
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: not specified.