Delosperma echinatum, also known as the Pickle plant, is a type of ice plant, native to South Africa. It has odd looking succulent leaves with bristly hairs on small, thin wiry spiny stalks. Leaves themselves are also spiny (but not dangerously so). The most notable features are the water vesicles that cover the leaves.
Habit:It is a small perennial succulent shrub which has a more upright habit than most Delospermas, often reaching 45 cm in height when grown outdoors (usually less than 30 cm tall when grown in containers or baskets). Roots:It has deep succulent roots. Leaves:Up to 2,5 cm long, light green covered by water vesicles. Flowers:Small white, pale greenish-yellow or yellow, up to 2 cm in diameter at the tips of stems. Blooming Time:Spring.