Portulaca Moss Rose Double Blend HEIRLOOM Seeds

Portulaca Moss Rose Double Blend HEIRLOOM Seeds

Portulaca grandiflora

Item #1067

Annual. Low-growing plants create a carpet of brilliantly colored, 1" - 2" rose-like, double flowers that bloom on sunny days throughout the heat of summer. Very drought tolerant, moss roses need only occasional watering. Wonderful for dry banks and areas with reflected heat such as parking strips or along concrete sidewalks. Self-sows readily!

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Full sun

Blooms early summer to fall

6"-12" tall

Days to Emerge:
10-15 days

Seed Depth:
Press into surface

Seed Spacing:

When 1/2" tall,
thin to
1 every 12"

When to sow outside: 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost.

When to start inside: Recommended for cooler summer climates such as those in New England or the Pacific Northwest. 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost.

Special germination instructions: Requires light to germinate - press seed into soil surface - do not cover; keep moist.

Artist: Pat Fostvedt

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