Carpobrotus mellei is an endemic of the Western Cape Province where it occurs in fynbos, renosterveld and coastal areas.
This crawling succulent mesemb (Aizoaceae) can form large mats and produce beautiful large pink flowers during spring and summer.
Similar to Carpobrotus edulis, Carpobrotus mellei makes an excellent ground cover and needs no special care. The plants in habitat usually grow in well drained sandy soils.
Carpobrotus mellei near the N2 highway east of Albertinia.