Genus Species: Carpobrotus modestus
Common / Product Name: Common Pig Face
Habit: GROUND COVER (GC)
Height x Width: Prostrate – Prostratem x 1.00 – 1.00m
Frost Tolerance: High
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Medium / Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: High
Drought Tolerance: High
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Spring / ends: Mid Summer
Flower Colour: Hot Pink
Irrigation: Once established low water.
Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -3°C for short periods once established.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Low 40’s°C will tolerate higher temperatures for short periods.
Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.