Scientific NameCarpobrotus rosii
Size and formProstrate, spreading and succulent creeper 2-3 m wide.
Flowers, leaves and fruitThe large flower is bright pink and can occur most of the year. Fruits are rounded, fleshy and edible. Leaves are green, chunky, succulent, three-sided, incurved and edible.
Growing conditionsCoastal-growing species useful for binding soil on dunes or in sandy well-drained soils. Suitable in full-sun or semi-shade position. It is salt and drought tolerant.