Plant Information

Happy Hour Tropical Mixture Portulaca

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Portulaca grandiflora

Common Name: Moss Rose, Purslane

Hardiness Degree: 45°F (7.2°C)

Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded

Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Water: Light

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 10 - 14" (25 - 36cm)

Height: 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)

Width: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Fuller habit and large, semi-double blooms in vivid colors.
Great for hot, dry, full-sun conditions.
Drought-tolerant Happy Hour is sure to please with its excellent garden performance.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: 5 weeks

  • Sow up to 2 weeks earlier than competing bush-type varieties, as Happy Hour is bred to bloom under shorter days than other portulacas – 10.5 hours.
  • Tidy, mounded plants are easier to pack and ship, with less breakage than prostrate types.
  • Well-branched plants flower uniformly across the series.
  • Extra-appealing at retail, with fuller habit and large, double blooms in vivid colours.

Deep Red, Orange, Banana.

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