Ice plant, also known as “ice flower” is an exotic looking succulent that is native to South Africa. This plant is a member of the Aizoaceae family (Ice Plant). Since this plant is a succulent, it has thick leaves that store water in order to survive drought conditions and low temperatures. The ice plant develops its namesake appearance during the cold months of winter when it is dormant.
If you’re looking for a cold hardy succulent that looks great, Ice Plant is the one for you. The other thing that makes Ice Plant great is its versatility. Because it’s a succulent, it can be used in both interior and exterior design.