Botanical Name: Aptenia cordifolia
Common Names: Carpet Rose, Heart-Leaf Ice Plant, Aptenia Red Apple, Dew Plant, Ica Plant, Red Apple.
The Carpet Rose has pretty solid green heart-shaped leaves, which is where one of it’s common names has derived. This succulent is also a herb and will grow into an attractive and vigorous ground cover, or make a beautiful feature in a hanging basket. The beautifully contrasting leaves and flowers are eye-catching and will add the finishing touches to any garden.
This succulent is native to South Africa making it heat and drought tolerant. This plant will thrive in bright indirect sunlight.