Portulaca hyb.

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Plant Information:

Botanical Name:  Portulaca hyb.

Common Name: Old Fashioned Rose Moss

Family: Portulacaceae

Origin: South America

Type: Tropical Color

Size: 4"h x 36"w

Exposure: Sun


Butterflies: No

Hummingbirds: No

Container Size: Large Pot Band

A bit of a mystery as of its origin, this old fashioned “pass-along” plant ended up in our garden as a gift from Jimmy Turner of the Dallas Arboretum. We know it is a Rose Moss and not a Purslane even though it has thick flattened leaves. Its blooms are huge and an electric hot pink but its most unique feature is its ground-hubbing mat-like growth habit. It looks spectacular spilling ove the edges of containers and when planted in the ground, creates a beautiful 2-3″ high green carpet highlighted with its knockout flowers.