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Red Spike Ice Plant
Scientific Name: Cephalophyllum 'Red Spike' L. Bolus
Synonym: Cylindrophyllum speciosum
Family: Aizoaceae
Red Spike Ice Plant (Cephalophyllum 'Red Spike')
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Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 8,9,11-24
USDA: 9-11

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 26F (-3C)

Heat Tolerance: Water twice a week in summer in Phoenix, needs afternoon shade

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Southwestern South Africa

Growth Habits: Succulent perennial, 5 inches tall (12.5 cm), 18 inches wide (45 cm)

Watering Needs: Will generally grow even in summer if given water.

Propagation: Cuttings, seeds

Cultural Practices:
Plant 6-12 inches apart (15-30 cm).

Blooming Habits:
Two inches wide red flowers in winter and early spring.

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