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Portulaca umbraticola – Mojave® Yellow – Purslane

Garden Height
4 - 8
Spacing
8 - 10
Spread
12 - 16
Habit
Trailing
Container Role
Spiller
Flower Size
Short
Flower Colors
Yellow
Light Level
Sun
Proven Winners

Use in hanging baskets, window boxes, landscaping and combinations planters.

Features

Use in hanging baskets, window boxes, landscaping and combinations planters.

Attracts: Bees, Butterflies

Continuous Re-Bloom

Dead-Heading Not Necessary

Drought Tolerant

Heat Tolerant

Long Blooming

Salt Tolerant

Succulent

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.

Uses Notes

Use in pots, window boxes, baskets and as a ground cover.

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Container, Edging Plant, Groundcover, Landscape, Mass Planting

Soil Fertility Average Soil, Poor Soil