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Purslane

Portulaca oleracea
$5.50
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Annuals & Perennials Size Chart

Typically available from spring to summer. Check with your local store for current availability. 

Low, mounding annual produces dozens of cup-shaped flowers in a variety of colors that bloom on and off from spring until fall. Flowers are framed by bright green, succulent-like foliage. Plants often reseed for following years. Ideal in hanging baskets, spilling out of a container or as a cheerful groundcover.

Plant with Lantana

Characteristics

  • Landscape Size: 4"-6" tall, 1'-2' wide
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Sunset Zone: 1-24
  • Growth Habit: Mounding
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Attributes: Showy Flowers, Long Bloom Season, Waterwise, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices 

Green Thumb Guide

Plant in enriched soil with good drainage. Deadhead to prolong bloom.

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