How to Grow Portulaca grandiflora (Moss rose) Plants and care it
About Moss Rose:
Portulaca grandiflora (Moss rose), is a flowering plant in the family Portulacaceae, native to Argentina, southern Brazil, and Uruguay and often cultivated in gardens. It has many common names, including rose moss, eleven o’clock, Mexican rose, moss rose, Vietnam Rose, the sun rose, rock rose, and moss-rose purslane. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portulaca_grandiflora
Common Name moss rose, eleven o’clock, Mexican rose, sun rose, rock rose, and moss-rose purslane
Native Range Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay
Bloom Time Summer
Colour Rose pink, red, yellow, white, and orange. Some are striped or spotted with contrasting colors.
Water Dry to medium
Suggested Use Annual, Ground Cover, Naturalize
Tolerate Dry Soil, high heat
Plant height 3’ to 8’
Moss Rose is grown from seeds. Moss Rose seeds can be directly seeded into your garden, or seeded indoors for transplanting later in a pot. Portulaca flowers are easy to grow and enjoy. Moss rose grows well in poor, sandy or gravelly soils. The soil must be very well drained. It can be cured by root-knot nematodes and aphids. Aphids can be washed off with a clause of water or sprayed with soapy water.
Moisture: Drought tolerant, but flowers best with regular watering. Don’t water with overhead irrigation, which can damage the flowers.
Moss rose care: Moss rose is a beautiful, bright colored, low growing blooms in all summer with little. No care required for plants.It is one of the very few annual succulents.