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Rio Grande

Portulaca hybrid

Portulaca Rio Grande or Purslane, Moss Rose

Portulaca Rio Grande

Full of vibrant color! Portulaca is a great heat tolerant plant for well drained areas and require little care. The flowers last only one day, however the plant produces more every day with no deadheading.

4.5" Garden Exclusives UPC:  7-26694-30450-6
(Ships as 10 - 4.5" Pots per flat)
10" Premium Hanging Basket UPC: 7-26694-30025-6

Height: 3-4 in
Spread: 10-12 in
Spacing: 12-15 in
Hardiness Zone: 8 - 12
Color: Orange, Red, Yellow, Magenta

Characteristics & Attributes for Portulaca Rio Grande or Purslane, Moss Rose:


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun

Seasonal Program:

  • Spring


  • Trailing


  • Border or Bed
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Heat Tolerant
  • No Deadheading
  • Blooms all Season
  • Container
  • Hanging Basket
  • Mass Planting
  • Rock Garden

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring
  • Summer