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Purslane

Portulaca oleracea
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Typically available spring through early fall. Check with your local store for current availability. 

An abundance of colorful, petite flowers bloom profusely from spring until frost. Grows to form a trailing mat. Excellent in hanging baskets or as a ground cover. 

Plant with Salvia

Characteristics

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

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

Prefers enriched soils with good drainage. Deadhead to prolong bloom. Fertilize in spring. May reseed minimally. 

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