Portulaca

Plant Details

Family: 

Portulacaceae

Common Name: 

Moss Rose

Scientific Name: 

Potulaca sp

Other details: 

A truly beautiful low growing ground cover type plant is called the Portulaca or sometimes known as the Sun Rose or even the Moss Rose. Portulaca plants are native to Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay.

Plant Care

Bloom color: 

Several colors

Sun Exposure:
 No Sun 

Drought Tolerance:

WaterWaterWater

Fertilization recommended for plants in Aruba:

     
Products recommended: Fertilizers:

Bloom Special
2-10-10

Bloom Booster
10-52-10

Potassium Nitrate
13-0-44

Peters
20-10-20

Osmocote
14-14-14 

Insect & disease: Biological product
(Prod used by Fantastic Gardens)
OMRI
Conventional product
Mealy Bugs Botanigard Sevin 
Trips Naturalyte

M-Pede