A Beautiful Study in Contrasts
If you’re looking for a plant that combines the hard and soft visual elements, the Oscularia deltoides is sure to interest you. Also known as the Pink Ice Pant, it’s known for being gorgeous in and out of bloom!This unique flowering succulent is admired by many for its geometric, arrow-head shaped leaves and its delicate periwinkle flowers with a pop of yellow in the center. This beauty isn’t shy. It erupts with masses of lavender-pink flowers, and the gray-green of these leaves make the pink petals pop. This plant does well in full sun and well-drained soil. It thrives in the driest of regions. Its leaves sprout from dark pink, wiry stems. This gorgeous succulent has leaves that will turn red around the edges during the sunniest time of year. And watch this succulent erupt with delightful bunches of blooms in late spring. The Oscularia deltoides’ masses of flowers produce a lovely, light scent. So, not only are they a periwinkle-delight, but their scent will perfume your garden. Butterflies and other winged insects also enjoy these blooms. They can often be found sitting on the bright yellow center of these charming flowers, enjoying the refreshing nectar. This plant grows well in dry areas where other plants struggle to survive. It makes for the perfect groundcover for hot, dry regions of your yard. You can even plant it in rocky soil to form a brilliantly colorful mat. It makes for a great border on the edge of flower beds or let it cascade down a steep embankment or pot. Gardeners love how easy this plant grows. Once it roots and is established, it doesn’t require much effort to keep it flourishing. Of course, if you’re planting this lovely succulent in a pot, you’ll want to make sure it receives plenty of water. This extraordinary succulent grows well without a lot of fuss. Order this beautiful plant for your landscape today!
- Attracts Butterflies
- Beautiful Periwinkle Blue Blooms
- Unique Triangular Leaves Command Attention
Buying Options for Plants
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
- Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
- Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.
Nature Hills Container Size by Volume
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|Sprinter Pot||Equal to||.63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Ranges from||.31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume|
|6" Container||Equal to||1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Botanical Name||Oscularia deltoides|
|Mature Height||6 - 12 inches|
|Mature Spread||2 - 3 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Flower Color||Yellow, Lavender, Pink|
|Foliage Color||Gray, Green|