Week 18 – May 08, 2021

Plant Information

Limón Talinum

  • Limón Talinum - Bloom
  • Limón Talinum - Container
  • Limón Talinum - Landscape
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Talinum paniculatum

Common Name: Jewels of Opar

Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)

Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded, Upright

Characteristics: Drought Tolerant, Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Water: Light

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)

Height: 28 - 32" (71 - 81cm)

Width: 16 - 18" (41 - 46cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Chartreuse foliage with delicate flowers dancing above adds great interest to mixed containers and landscapes.
Low maintenance.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: Foliage 4 to 5 weeks; add 2 weeks to flower

  • Mounded, bright lime-green foliage with airy inflorescences covered in tiny rose-pink flowers.
  • Handles stress well, including heat and drought.
  • When exposed to stressful conditions, the foliage shows off an even more vibrant chartreuse colour.
  • Ideal for containers, hanging baskets and in-ground plantings.
  • Also works well as a fresh or dried cut flower.