The Jewel of Desert Delosperma is a new generation Delosperma that has an extremely long flowering period that lasts from spring until the first frost. The series includes various colours.
The plants grow to 15 cm high and 30 cm wide, love the sun and are extremely drought-resistant.
Delosperma '18-512' (Jewel of Desert Sunstone) has bright orange flowers with a purple heart.
Delosperma '18-162' (Jewel of Desert Candystone) has bright pink flowers.
Both cultivars are protected under plant breeding legislation. The breeder is Florisaika from Quito (Ecuador). Gebr. Th. & W. Alkemade markets the plants. Management is by Planttip BV from IJsselstein.
This plant was one of the novelty plant selection entered into the Plantarium nursery show held in August 2017.