15cm, Iceflower or Iceplant is an annual plant from South Africa, which has been widely naturalized in arid areas throughout the world. It makes low, multibranching mats with succulent leaves with a redish tinge in full sun and densely covered with crystal-like, liquid filled papillae and numerous small white flowers throughout summer. Its' leaves are edible, yet these do not have a significantly pleasant taste. Easily grown in any very well drained soil in full sun throughout the year. Plants may grow as biannuals, yet they are best kept as fast growing annuals. VI-VIII.