Moss Rose Orange Portulaca Grandiflora is an annual flowering plant native to Brazil, Argentina, and Uruguay. Moss Rose Orange seeds germinate fast, and they can be sown directly outdoors in spring after last frost. Portulaca Grandiflora is compact growing succulent plant that forms a moss-like, dense foliage mat and blooms with masses of very showy single, semi-double or double, orange flowers. The blooming Moss Rose attracts bees and butterflies.
Moss Rose Orange makes a compact growing, fast spreading ground cover for flower beds, rock gardens or along walks, and other garden uses of this succulent plant include container planting, hanging baskets, stone walls, and edging. Portulaca Grandiflora seeds needs light to germinate so surface sowing is suggested. The established Moss Rose tolerates, poor soil, drought and heat, and it makes this plant to be highly suitable for planting in how dry areas.
Height: 6 Inches
Bloom Season: Summer/Fall
Environment: Full Sun
Soil Type: Average/Poor/Dry/Moderately moist well-drained, pH 6.1-7.5
USDA Zones: All Regions of North America
Sow Indoors: Winter/Spring ( 6-8 weeks before last frost )
Sow Outdoors: Spring
Seed Depth: Surface sowing - press slightly into the soil.
Germination Time: 7-14 Days