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Genus: Portulaca.

Species: Portulaca grandiflora.

Half-hardy annual.
Proloific flowering in sun only.
Works well in pots.
Likes to be on the dry side.

2009 is the first year I have had this, and I didn't know anything about it, it was a spontaneous buy from the garden centre. I have enjoyed this so much all summer, it goes on and on floweing and the flowers are beautiful. Like coral red mini roses in shape and the insects love them!
I will definately get another one next year.

Sow seeds in Feb-March in gentle heat. Plant out in late May.

Photos of this plant

  • A_portulaca_red_moss_rose_or_purslane
  • Portulaca