Delosperma nubigema is a low growing, mat forming succulent that can reach a height up to 0.05m tall. The leaves are thick, linear and fleshy and is about 30mmx6mm large. The groundcover only grows up to 50mm tall it can spread as large a 900mm wide. Delosperma nubigema's flowers are borne as masses of tiny yellow star-shaped flowers which are borne in Summer and Autumn between November and May.
Delosperma nubigema is an ideal specimen to be used as a groundcover, to cascade down retaining walls or to add colour to a rockery.