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Jewel of The Desert Amethyst Ice Plant - 1 Gallon

Original price $34.99 - Original price $34.99
Original price
$34.99 - $34.99
Current price $34.99
Size: 1 Gallon

Ships Spring 2024!

This item will ship in early Spring. Need to specify a different shipping date? Just leave a note at checkout!

Shipping Details

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For larger or bulk items we ship via freight or our own delivery trucks. You'll receive updates on your items shipping status throughout the entire process.

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Bulk items like Mulch and Topsoil can only be delivered within a 50 mile radius of our Andover, NJ location.

Warranty & Returns

Standard Warranty:

All of our trees and shrubs come with a 30-day warranty from the date of delivery. This means that if your tree/shrub is damaged in shipment or if it dies within 30 days of your delivery, we will gladly offer a replacement or credit. Should you receive your tree/shrub during dormancy, and it does not emerge from dormancy by June 1st - the same replacement policy applies.

If, within this period, you notice any issues with the health or condition of your plants, please contact us immediately. We will work with you to provide a suitable solution.

1 Year Extended Warranty Option:

For added peace of mind, we offer a 1 year extended warranty option. You can choose to purchase an extended warranty for 12% of your cart total at the time of purchase. This extended warranty covers your trees and shrubs for 1 year from the date of delivery. If your tree/shrub dies within the extended warranty period, we will provide you with a replacement plant or issue store credit for the amount of your original purchase. Shipping fees are not included.

3. Warranty Claim Process:

If you need to make a warranty claim, please follow these steps:

  • Contact our customer support team at as soon as you notice any issues with your plant's health.
  • Provide your order number, a description of the issue, and photos documenting the issue.
  • We may request additional photos or other information to assess the problem.

How are heights measured?

Tree and Shrub heights are measured from the top of the root ball or soil, measuring only the above ground portion of your tree your shrub.

How does shipping work?

We ship either UPS or via our own delivery trucks. After you place your order you'll receive notifications at each step of the way to keep you informed on your item's travels!

Many items are listed in Gallon sizes, what does that mean?

The Gallons refer to the size of the pot that the plant is in. It's simply an industry standard for sizing trees and shrubs. All of our items should have the actual height listed on the description page. If you have any questions regarding sizing, feel free to reach out to us!

Do you help with plant suggestions?

Of course! Feel free to use our chat feature to talk to a GardenPro or reach out to us at

Can I postpone my delivery date?

Sure! Include a note during checkout or reach out to us at immediately after placing your order, and we'd be happy to help!


The Jewel of the Desert Amethyst Ice Plant (Delosperma 'Jewel of the Desert') is a radiant jewel among succulents, renowned for its dazzling amethyst-colored blooms. With its unique ground-hugging habit, this low-growing perennial forms a lush, textured carpet of purple splendor. Each flower, resembling a glistening gem, is a testament to nature's artistry.

Key Features:

  • Dazzling Amethyst Blooms: These eye-catching, jewel-toned flowers add a burst of color to your garden.
  • Easy Care: Low-maintenance and drought-tolerant, making it perfect for busy gardeners.
  • Adaptable to Various Zones: Suitable for USDA hardiness zones 5 to 9, making it an excellent choice for a wide range of climates.
  • Drought-Tolerant: This succulent is highly efficient at conserving moisture, reducing the need for constant watering.
  • Attracts Pollinators: Bees and butterflies can't resist these vibrant blooms, contributing to a thriving ecosystem.
  • Ideal Ground Cover: Use it to create a stunning ground cover, rock garden accent, or container plant.
  • Year-Round Interest: Delight in its evergreen foliage and vibrant blooms from late spring through fall.

Basic Care Tips:

  • Sunlight: The Jewel of the Desert Amethyst Ice Plant thrives in full sun. Provide at least 6 hours of direct sunlight each day for the best results.

  • Well-Draining Soil: Ensure your soil is well-draining to prevent waterlogging, as this succulent prefers slightly dry conditions.

  • Watering: Water sparingly, allowing the soil to dry between watering sessions. Once established, this plant is highly drought-tolerant.

  • Pruning: Prune spent blooms to encourage continuous flowering and maintain its compact, tidy appearance.

  • Fertilization: Fertilize sparingly in the spring with a balanced, low-nitrogen fertilizer to support healthy growth.

Growing Zones: The Jewel of the Desert Amethyst Ice Plant is a versatile succulent suited for USDA hardiness zones 5 to 9, spanning from relatively cool to warm regions. Whether you're in the chilly Midwest or the sunny South, you can enjoy the captivating charm of this plant.