Jessop is a Jewel

If I dreamed up a tiny plant, it would have striped leaves and tiny dusty-plum-colored flowers.

I do not have to pretend this jewel of a plant exists.

It is really growing all over my garden.

Tucked under planters, beside rocks, between roots.

Tiny little Ledebouria cooperi ‘Jessop’ is a dream come true.

All it needs it a place where it won’t be stepped on.

My ‘Jessop’ is lowly, lovely and dearly loved.

Ledebouria cooperi ‘Jessop’

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Two Tiny Treasures

I love tiny plants.  They are perfect for planting in troughs and my fairy garden.

Here are two of my favorites.

Ledebouria cooperi  ‘Jessop’ has tiny bulbs.

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Ledebouria cooperi ‘Jessop’

The leaves have copper stripes.  Its blooms are a lovely lavender. Its buds look like grape clusters.

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The other little lovely is a Delosperma/Ice Plant named ‘Fire Spinner.’

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Delosperma/Ice plant ‘Fire Spinner’

It is just starting to bloom. Soon this patch will be glowing in the sun.

It really does look like it is on fire.

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Both of these plants are easy to grow.  I have planted them in numerous places in my gardens. They like sun and well-drained soil.   All are growing happily.

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