Shining Pink Rock Purslane

Calandrinia spectabilis 'Shining Pink'

SKU
07577
A parade of charming, hot pink, flowers dances above fleshy blue-green rosettes from spring until first frost. This sturdy plant thrives in heat and drought when established, blooming nearly year-round in warm, frost-free regions. A handsome succulent that will infuse vibrant color to dry rock gardens, mixed borders, and containers. Evergreen.
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Full sun, Partial sun

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

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Botanical Pronunciationka-lan-DREEN-ee-uh speck-TAB-ih-liss
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 8 to 12 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring through Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleMediterranean, Rustic, Xeric
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Rock Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Heat Loving
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsSpreading Juniper (Juniperus); Lantana (Lantana); Stonecrop (Sedum); Rock Rose (Cistus); Agave (Agave)

Thrives in lean, porous, well-drained, sandy soils. Prefers full sun, but tolerates light shade. Water regularly during first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates drought. Apply a balanced, controlled-release fertilizer or a side dressing of compost in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-11

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