Purslane Toucan Scarlet Shades Portulaca Oleracea is a succulent, short-lived perennial flowering plant that is mostly grown as an annual. Purslane Toucan Scarlet Shades seeds can be started indoors or directly outdoors, and also commonly called Ornamental Purslane, Portulaca Oleracea has a trailing habit and foliage with branched, reddish-green stems covered with small, flat, fleshy, green leaves. Purslane Toucan Scarlet Shades blooms brilliantly across the heat of summer with large, five-petaled, cup-shaped, showy, coral-scarlet flowers.
Purslane Toucan Scarlet Shades provides quick, easy, summer color to sunny beds and borders mixing perfectly with other brightly colored bedding plants for sun, and Ornamental Purslane is a popular annual ground cover, rock garden, hanging basket, container and window box plant. The very easily grown from Portulaca Oleracea seeds, Purslane Toucan Scarlet Shades thrives in loamy, sandy soil and likes to grow in heat withstanding periods of drought, but this ground cover plant still grows best with average soil moisture.
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