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Native Pigface

Native Pigface is an easy-to-grow, succulent, groundcover with large, pink flowers.

Small Plants Groundcover Suitable for Pots

Noongar Name: Bain

Scientific Name: Carpobrotus virescens

Performance: Easy to grow

Size: Groundcover spreading to 3m with a maximum height up to 30cm

Flower: Pink-Purple

Flowering Time: Makuru – Birak (Jun – Jan)

Natural Distribution: Grows locally in the Perth region

Growing at a Glance

See Growing Guide for more detail

Position: Adaptable to sunny and light-shade positions

Watering: A waterwise, drought-hardy plant.

Feeding: Fertiliser not required.

Pruning: Generally not needed.

Invited Guests

This provides habitat for Invertebrates, Birds, Reptiles, and Mammals


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