Truly beautiful low maintenance plants make them ideal as a better groundcover for sunny banks, sometimes known as the sun rose or moss rose. Flowers come in hot colors, like yellow, orange, red, and bright pink. White, cream and variegated flower colors are also available.
Planting & Care
SunLight: Portulacas need six to eight hours of full sun to reach their potential.
Soil: adaptable to most soils, Portulacas demand a well-drained soil.
Water: Water the plant only when the top of the soil is dry,
Fertilizer: There s no need for fertilizer with the portulaca, as it will do fine on its own.
Temperature: The plants can also be started indoor at 70 to 85F (21 to 29C).
Pruning: Remove wilted flowers regularly (deadheading) in order to boost flower-bearing.