Mega Pazzaz? Dark Pink Purslane

Portulaca oleracea

The heat and drought tolerance of the Pazzaz™ series with extra-big vibrant flowers, and a controlled, semi-trailing habit. An excellent spreading filler for flower beds. Perfect for containers or spilling over the edge of hanging baskets. An easy-care annual.
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Allow soil to dry between waterings.


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Botanical Pronunciationpor-tew-LAK-uh awl-lur-RAY-see-uh
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 8 in. tall, 12 to 18 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer into Fall
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleMediterranean, Rustic
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Edging, Hanging Basket
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsAllow soil to dry between waterings.

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: 10-11

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