Mojave® Red Portulaca | Proven Winners®

$9.99

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Features

Characteristics

Plant Needs

Large, vibrant flowers all summer; heat, humidity and drought tolertant.

  • Award Winner
  • Deadheading Not Necessary

Characteristics

Plant Type:

Annual

Height Category:

Short

Garden Height:

4 - 8 Inches

Spacing:

8 - 10 Inches

Spread:

12 - 16 Inches

Trails Up To:

16 Inches

Foliage Colors:

Green

Flower Colors:

Red

Flower Shade:

Rose Red

Foliage Shade:

Green

Habit:

Trailing

Container Role:

Spiller

Tolerant to:

Drought, Heat, Salt

Attracts:

Bees, Butterflies

Plant Needs

Light Requirement:

Sun

Maintenance Category:

Moderate

Bloom Time:

Continuous Bloom, Long Blooming, Planting To Frost, Rebloomer

Hardiness Zones:

10a, 10b, 11a, 11b

Water Category:

Average

Soil Fertility Requirement:

Average Soil, Poor Soil

Uses:

Container, Groundcover, Landscape, Mass Planting

Light Requirement: 

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Uses Notes: 

Use in pots, window boxes, baskets and as a ground cover.

Maintenance Notes: 

The flowers of Portulaca will close at night and reopen the next day.  They will tolerate dry soils, although they will perform optimally with average moisture.  These are tough plants that will tolerant poor soils and do not need a lot of fertilizer to perform well.  Deadheading is not needed.

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