|1||Aptenia, Heartleaf Ice - Succulent Plant|
|2||5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)|
Aptenia cordifolia is a sun-loving perennial that produces small, bright reddish-purple, daisy-like blooms atop thick, succulent stems. Aptenia cordifolia also known as the heartleaf ice plant. The plant belongs to the family of Aizocea. The leaves of the plant resemble a heart thus the name is heartleaf.
The plant is common in Arizona and California. The plant could be in your ground covers as they love spreading on the grounds. This perennial plant needs abundant sunlight and water. The plant belongs to tropical and tender perennials. They require sandy soil. Heartleaf can be planted during the spring. Low maintenance plant with moderate needs.
|Plant Height||9 inch (23 cm)|
|Plant Spread||5 inch (13 cm)|
|Common Name||Ice plant, baby sun rose.|
|Maximum Reachable Height||Up to 60 centimeters.|
|Bloom Time||Spring and summer.|
|Difficulty Level||Easy to grow.|
|Soil||Well draining and nutrient rich soil.|
|Temperature||22 to 35 degrees Celcius.|
|Fertilizer||Use a regular liquid or granular fertilizer two to three times during the growing season.|
Aptenia flowers are solitary or grow in small, whorled clusters, usually in the leaf axils along the stem.