Moss Rose Pink Portulaca Grandiflora is an annual flowering plant native to Brazil, Argentina, and Uruguay. Moss Rose Pink seeds can be started indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost is spring and transplanted to garden after last frost, or the seeds can be sown directly outdoors in spring after last frost. Portulaca Grandiflora is a compact growing succulent plant that forms a moss-like, dense foliage carpet and blooms with bright mostly double, pink flowers. Moss Rose Pink blooms in summer and fall attracting bees and butterflies.
Moss Rose Pink is often grown as a compact ground cover for flower beds, rock gardens or along walkways. Moss Rose is also great for containers, hanging baskets, plantings over stone walls, and its unique, needle-like foliage and masses of large pink blooms create truly amazing look in a garden. Portulaca Grandiflora seeds are easy to germinate, and fast growing Moss Rose tolerates heat, drought and poor soil surviving in areas where many other plants struggle.
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