A rugged cold hardy plant, the Ice plant is making a statement in many gardens. A type of succulent, this particular variety showcases large blazing red blooms. It is drought tolerant and a top choice for a xeriscaped landscape, just make sure to plant it well-drained rocky soil to keep its “feet” dry, especially in winter months. Add it to your rock garden for a burst of color. Ice Plant is the perfect low growing ground cover that resists deer but attracts butterflies and bees. Plant in full sun and expect to see blooms starting in late spring.