Campino™ Purslane

Portulaca oleracea Campino™ Series

Unique series with big, abundant bicolor flowers that shine brightly through the heat of summer. Works in poor, dry soils where other plants may struggle. Ideal edging along sunny pathways or low filler in borders, containers or hanging baskets.
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10-11: Perennial
Grow as Annual in all zones

Good to Grow...for one season:


Full sun

Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationpor-tew-LAK-uh awl-lur-RAY-see-uh
Average Size at Maturity4-8" H x 12-15" W
Bloom TimeSummer to Fall
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorMulticolored
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleMediterranean, Rustic, Xeric
Growth HabitTrailing
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Green Roof, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Accent, Edging, Ground Cover, Hanging Basket
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

Easily grown in average to lean, well-drained soils; prefers loose, sandy soils. Needs little care. Trim spent flowers to encourage continuous bloom. Fertilize sparingly.

This Plant's Growing Zones: ALL

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone:

Grow As Annual in All Zones