Mojave® Yellow Portulaca | Proven Winners®

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Features

Characteristics

Plant Needs

This durable and colorful flowering succulent blooms all summer long in juicy shades of tangerine, pink, red, fuchsia, and yellow without deadheading. The vivid blooms are a welcome sight especially in high summer when they really come into their own. This plant is a great choice for warm climates and poor, drier soils.   

  • Deadheading Not Necessary
  • Succulent

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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:

Yellow

Flower Shade:

Sunshine Yellow

Foliage Shade:

Green

Habit:

Trailing

Container Role:

Spiller

Tolerant to:

Drought, Heat, Salt

Attracts:

Bees, Butterflies

Plant Needs

Light Requirement:

Full Sun, Sun

Maintenance Category:

Easy

Bloom Time:

Continuous Bloom, Planting To Frost, Rebloomer

Hardiness Zones:

10a, 10b, 11a, 11b

Water Category:

Average

Soil Fertility Requirement:

Average Soil, Poor Soil

Uses:

Container, Edging Plant, 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 tolerate poor soils and do not need a lot of fertilizer to perform well.  Deadheading is not needed.

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