Portulaca Grandiflora (Eleven o'Clock/Mexican Rose/Sun Rose/Rock Rose/Moss Rose)
- Plant Care
Moss rose plants (Portulaca grandiflora) are popular flowering annuals. The flowers come in several bright colors and often have ruffled petals, looking very similar to miniature roses. The blooms grow in clusters on reddish stems and typically don't open on cloudy days or at night.
Moss rose plants are a popular choice for growing in container gardens, along the front edge of garden bed borders, as edging along paved walkways, on top of stone walls, and in rock gardens. In addition, the trailing habit of moss rose works well in hanging baskets. Moreover, moss rose doesn't typically spread outside of its bounds as a ground cover, so it's ideal for small gardens.
- Moss rose plants need six to eight hours of full sunlight on most days to look and bloom their best.Moss rose plants have low moisture needs. One deep watering per week during the hot summer weather should suffice.These plants thrive in sandy and rocky soil and demand excellent drainage.15 – 35 °CFeeding the plant with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer is good for the plant health.
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