Plants of bushy habit, native to SW. Africa, they flower throughout the summer and often in winter. Theare short and swollen, triangular with a hook at the tip. They are light grey in colour, with very fine warts, or none at all. The small have very short , and are whitish-yellow or red. All are easily grown and flower freely. They require a rich porous soil.
Delosperma echinatum. A free-flowering plant, with thick oval hemispherical leaves, pale green, and covered with papillae which are often tipped with a bristle. Theare solitary, whitish or yellowish. This is perhaps the best-known species.
Delosperma robustum. The greyish-green leaves are awl-shaped, blunt, with the inner side swollen at the base, and the back rounded and triangular at the tip. The flowers are.