Monday, April 21, 2014
Growers | Retailers | Landscapers | Gardeners | Plant Search  

Quick Culture 
Ball Exclusives 
Catalogs & Brochures 
Sustainable Solutions 

Burpee Home Gardens® 
Selecta North America 
Darwin Perennials 
PanAmerican Seed 

Kieft Seed 
Cut Flowers 
Ball Premier Line Seed 

Sales Representatives 
Punch 'N Gro 
Propagation & Licensing 

Tag, Label & Photo Policy 
Ball Points Newsletter 
WebTrack on Wednesday 
Ball Publishing 

Burpee Home Gardens Grower Updates 
Ball ColorLink 
Plant Information
Advanced Search » Rio Rose Purslane
Rio Rose Purslane

Rio Rose Purslane

Grower Information
  Culture Sheet

Marketing Information
  Download a benchcard

Reduce Water

Scientific Name : Portulaca oleracea
Common Name : Moss Rose, Purslane
Hardiness Degree : 32°F (0.0°C)
Blooming Season : Spring, Summer
Plant Habit : Spreading
Spacing : 12 - 15" (30 - 38cm)
Height : 4 - 8" (10 - 20cm)
Width : 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)
Exposure : Sun
Grower Information A Simply Beautiful® selection. Grow and ship all six large-flowered varieties at the same time. Very wellbranched, free-flowering and vigorous, Río is well-suited to baskets and patio planters. The drought-tolerant, low-spreading plants thrive through Summer heat.
Culture Information : Regularly allow the media to dry moderately between waterings, especially in cool periods. Regular pinching and constant feeding will improve habit and flowering.
Plant Growth Regulators : Generally not needed.
Protection Information : 'Balriorose' PP17,240

Other Rio Varieties
Rio Apricot Purslane Rio Orange Purslane Rio Scarlet Purslane Rio White Purslane Rio Yellow Purslane
Plant Search

Quick Links
  New Varieties
  Drought Tolerant

Advanced Search
  Click here for a more specific product search
© 2014 Ball Horticultural Company About Ball | News & Events | Contact Us | Employment | WebTrack | Privacy Policy | Terms & Conditions | Site Map