Seasonal Color Growers

Providing quality annuals and perennials for landscape professionals since 1999

Portulaca

Purslane RioGrande Magenta

Purslane RioGrande Series is a rugged performer that thrives in our Summer heat and keeps flowering on and on. Exceptionally large flowers, controlled habit and good branching. Use in a containers, hanging baskets, window boxes and landscape applications.

Plant in Full Sun. The more the better.
  • Planting + Care

Size & Spacing

  • Bed Spacing: 8"
  • Container Spacing: 8"
  • Mature Width: 10-12"
  • Mature Height: 3-4"

Planting Type

  • Good for Containers

Seasons

  • Spring

Type

  • Annual

Sun/Shade

  • Full Sun

Growth Habit

  • Mounding
  • Water Requirements

    • Normal
    • Low *

    Fertilizer

    • Average

Tolerant to

  • Drought
  • Heat

Attracts

  • Bee Friendly
  • Butterflies

Bloom/Interest Range

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

* Low Water Requirement:
After this plant is well established, it has a lower than average water requirement. A good layer of mulch will also help reduce water needs.