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Plants Matching portulaca

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Image of Portulaca photo by: Jessie Keith

Jessie Keith

(Moss Rose)

The approximately 100 species in the genus Portulaca are often useful but also include some common garden weeds. They are naturally distributed across the tropical and subtropical regions of the world, especially those in Africa and South America. Most grow best in dry, sunny, warm sites.

Generally portulacas are herbaceous and annual, though a few perennial species exist. The stems and leaves are fleshy, almost succulent, and the plants well-branched with low, spreading habits. The...

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Holly Chichester

(Hybrid Purslane)

The showstopper of the Fairytales Series, 'Cinderella', is a low-growing, vigorous bedding plant with showy magenta-red pom-pon centers backed by a ring of yellow petals. Plants spread, so they are best suited for containers, border edges and hanging baskets.

In the trade, ornamental purslanes are commonly listed under the botanical names Portulaca oleracea, Portulaca umbraticola or Portulaca grandiflora. Most cultivated forms have characteristics of two or more species...

Image of Portulaca (FAIRYTALES SERIES) photo by: Maureen Gilmer

Maureen Gilmer

(Hybrid Purslane)

The flowering purslanes in the Fairytales Series are low-growing, vigorous and bloom nicely in the heat of summer. Colorful and easy to grow from seed, these bedding annuals have vibrant flowers with double pom-pons of bright petals in their centers. Cultivars include the white 'Snow White', yellow 'Sleeping Beauty' and magenta-red and yellow bi-color, 'Cinderella.' Plants spread, so they are best suited to containers, border edges and even hanging baskets.

In the trade, ornamental purslanes...

Image of Portulaca grandiflora photo by: Mary Moore

Mary Moore

(Moss Rose)

Fine, succulent leaves and vibrantly colored flowers make this tough little annual a favorite bedding plant for hot, full sun. Moss rose is a low-growing, spreading plant that originates from South America. When temperatures warm up, it bears glowing pink flowers that just stay open in the morning. Lots of cultivated varieties have been developed that stay open all day, come in a wider array of colors and often have double or semi-double petals.

The bright green leaves of moss rose are fleshy,...

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Maureen Gilmer

(Moss Rose)

Beautiful, delicate flowers of apricot grace 'Margarita Apricot.' The fantastic moss roses in the Margarita Series are more upright and bloom earlier than others. In summer, they produce profuse semi-double, rosy flowers that come in lots of bright shades.

Fine, succulent leaves and vibrantly colored flowers make this tough little annual a favorite bedding plant for hot, full sun. Moss rose is a low-growing, spreading plant that originates from South America. When temperatures warm up, it bears...

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James Burghardt

(Moss Rose)

The pretty moss rose, 'Margarita Coconut', produces a profusion of frilly, semi-double, white flowers with yellow centers. The fantastic moss roses in the Margarita Series are more upright and bloom earlier than others. In summer, they produce profuse semi-double, rosy flowers that come in lots of bright shades.

Fine, succulent leaves and vibrantly colored flowers make this tough little annual a favorite bedding plant for hot, full sun. Moss rose is a low-growing, spreading plant that originates...

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James Burghardt

(Moss Rose)

A profusion of frilly, semi-double, lemon yellow flowers with orange-red centers grace 'Margarita Lemon.' The fantastic moss roses in the Margarita Series are more upright and bloom earlier than others. In summer, they produce profuse semi-double, rosy flowers that come in lots of bright shades.

Fine, succulent leaves and vibrantly colored flowers make this tough little annual a favorite bedding plant for hot, full sun. Moss rose is a low-growing, spreading plant that originates from South America....

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Jessie Keith

(Moss Rose)

Bright orange flowers with hints of vibrant magenta adorn this knockout moss rose. The fantastic moss roses in the Margarita Series are more upright and bloom earlier than others. In summer, they produce profuse semi-double, rosy flowers that come in lots of bright shades.

Fine, succulent leaves and vibrantly colored flowers make this tough little annual a favorite bedding plant for hot, full sun. Moss rose is a low-growing, spreading plant that originates from South America. When temperatures...

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James H. Schutte

(Moss Rose)

The pretty moss rose, 'Margarita Peppermint', produces a profusion of frilly, semi-double, pale pink flowers with deep magenta stripes. The fantastic moss roses in the Margarita Series are more upright and bloom earlier than others. In summer, they produce profuse semi-double, rosy flowers that come in lots of bright shades.

Fine, succulent leaves and vibrantly colored flowers make this tough little annual a favorite bedding plant for hot, full sun. Moss rose is a low-growing, spreading plant...

Image of Portulaca grandiflora

James Burghardt

(Moss Rose)

The soft rosy pink flowers of 'Margarita Rosita' really shine in summer planters and border edges. The fantastic moss roses in the Margarita Series are more upright and bloom earlier than others. In summer, they produce profuse semi-double, rosy flowers that come in lots of bright shades.

Fine, succulent leaves and vibrantly colored flowers make this tough little annual a favorite bedding plant for hot, full sun. Moss rose is a low-growing, spreading plant that originates from South America....