The Jewel of Desert Delosperma’s are an absolute breakthrough. They make your garden smile. A new generation of Delosperma’s that bloom extremely long from spring until frost occurs. The Jewel of Desert-series consists of all sorts of colours. Jewel of Desert Garnet has bright red flowers. The plant can stand drought very well and is hardy up to -25 degrees Celsius. Garnet is up to 15 cm high and wide. Loves the sun. These Delosperma’s are developed by Koichiro Nishikawa from Japan.

Key points

  • Heat & drought resistant
  • Bright bloomers
  • Rebloomers
  • Maintenance free
  • No vernalization to flower


Foliage: green
Flowering time: mid spring – winter
Flower colour: red
Height: 15 cm
Width: 15 cm
Soil: well-drained
Water needs: dry
Location: full sun
Application: perennial border, solitary, landscape, patio/balcony, rock garden
Awards: Bronze Medal Plantarium 2012
Hardiness: USDA zone 6b
Sensitive for diseases: No