The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
FeaturesI eat SUNLIGHT for breakfast.
Large, vibrant flowers all summer; heat, humidity and drought tolertant.Award WinnerContinuous Bloom or RebloomerLong BloomingHeat TolerantDeadheading Not NecessaryDrought TolerantSalt TolerantSucculentAttracts:BeesButterflies
CharacteristicsPlant Type:AnnualHeight Category:ShortGarden Height:4 - 8 InchesTrails Up To:16 InchesSpacing:8 - 10 InchesSpread:12 - 16 InchesFlower Colors:RedFlower Shade:Rose RedFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:GreenHabit:TrailingContainer Role:Spiller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:SunMaintenance Category:ModerateBloom Time:Planting To FrostHardiness Zones:10a, 10b, 11a, 11bWater Category:AverageSoil Fertility Requirement:Average SoilSoil Fertility Requirement:Poor SoilUses:ContainerUses:Edging PlantUses:GroundcoverUses:LandscapeUses:Mass PlantingUses Notes:
Use in pots, window boxes, baskets and as a ground cover.Maintenance Notes:
The flowers of Portulaca will close at night and reopen the next day. They will tolerate dry soils, although they will perform optimally with average moisture. These are tough plants that will tolerant poor soils and do not need a lot of fertilizer to perform well. Deadheading is not needed.Mojave® Red Portulaca umbraticola 'POR1600' USPPAF, Can PBRAF
Award Year Award Plant Trial 2019 Top Performer Oregon State University 2019 Top Performer South Dakota State - McCrory Gardens 2019 Perfect Score LSU - Hammond 2019 Silver Medal Champaign County Illiniois Master Gardener Idea Garden 2019 Leader of the Pack - Summer North Carolina State, JC Raulston Arboretum 2019 Leader of the Pack - Late Summer North Carolina State, JC Raulston Arboretum 2019 Top Performer University of Minnesota - Morris 2019 Top Performer University of Tennessee - Knoxville 2019 Top Performer - Hanging Baskets University of Minnesota - Grand Rapids 2019 Top Performer Penn State