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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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Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.

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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
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsWater when top 3 inches of soil is dry.

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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