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Maraca Portulaca

Portulaca molokiniensis 'Maraca'

Pronunciation: port-choo-LAH-kah
SKU #08426
9-11

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OVERVIEW
Description Light green stacked succulent leaves on upright stems that produce a daily dose of small, bright yellow, cup-shaped flowers intermittently throughout the year in frost-free regions. An intriguing structure for the rock garden, or for use as a specimen plant in mixed succulent containers. Drought tolerant once established.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Once established, water occasionally.
Blooms Blooms intermittently year-round.
Mature Size Spreading groundcover reaches 12 to 18 in. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Waterwise
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Container, Ground Cover
Flower Color Yellow
Foliage Color Light Green
Companion Plants Sempervivum (Sempervivum); Sedum (Sedum); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Bulbine (Bulbine); Cranesbill (Geranium); Basket of Gold (Aurinia)
CARE
Care Requires excellent drainage; thrives in average to lean sandy, rocky soils. Provide some shelter from harsh sun exposure in hot, dry regions. Allow to dry out slightly between waterings. Protect from excessive winter moisture. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.