A hardy perennial which forms a dense lawn with abundant, long lasting flowering. It will reach sizes of approximately 10-15 cm tall, with fleshy leaves and a trailing stem that hangs down. The flowers are the most brilliant part of the plant, with magenta or pink flowers that will often cover the entire site, hence the popular name ?pink carpet?. The abundant and long lasting flowers will remain in bloom from July to September. The plant is sun loving and thrives well in dry and hot environments.