Purslane Toucan Fuchsia Portulaca Oleracea is a flowering succulent annual herb. Purslane Toucan Fuchsia seeds germinate very fast, and also commonly called Ornamental Purslane this brilliantly-colored Portulaca Oleracea grows very low to the ground featuring succulent-like foliage that reaches just 3 to 4 inches high but spreads more than a foot in no time. Purslane Toucan Fuchsia blooms all summer long with large, yellow-centered, cup-like, bright fuchsia flowers that remain open from early morning until late afternoon attracting bees and butterflies.
Purslane Toucan Fuchsia is an excellent, very fast spreading, flowering succulent ground cover, and in addition of being a superb flower for rock gardens, Ornamental Purslane is a popular plant to grow in containers, hanging baskets and window boxes, where it spills over the edges beautifully. Portulaca Oleracea seeds are easy to germinate, and carefree Purslane Toucan Fuchsia thrives in heat tolerating drought and preferring its soil on the dry side.
Height: 3-4 Inches
Bloom Season: Spring/Summer
Environment: Full Sun
Soil Type: Average/Loamy/Sandy/Dry/Moist well-drained, pH 5.8-6.2
USDA Zones: All Regions of North America
Sow Indoors: Winter/Spring (2-4 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring
Seed Depth: Surface sowing - just press seeds slightly into the soil
Germination Time: 4-6 Days