Portulaca grandiflora

Botanical Name: Portulaca grandiflora

Phonetic: Por-chuh-lah-kah grand-ih-floor-uh

Common Name(s): Rose Moss

Family: Portulacaceae
Origin: Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay
Plant Type: Succulent
Persistence: Perennial used as annual

Leaf Type: Cylindrical, fleshy                                              
Leaf Color: Medium green
Texture:  Soft
Density: Dense
Bloom Season: Summer to frost
Flower Color(s): Red, rose, orange, yellow, white and pastel shades

Exposure: Full sun
Growth Rate: Medium                                             
Height: 0.25-0.75 Feet
Spread: 0.5-1 Feet
Hydrozone: 2
Soil: Average medium moisture and well-drained soil
Pest: Aphids, crown rot
Features: Showy flowers, drought tolerant, reddish stems
Uses: Annual, ground cover, naturalize, rock gardens, containers, hanging baskets, stone walls

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