Week 19 – May 13, 2021

Plant Information

Verde Talinum

  • Verde Talinum - Bloom
  • Verde Talinum - Container
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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, Shade Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)

Height: 32" (81cm)

Width: 24" (61cm)

Exposure: Partial Sun

General Information: Flowers open hot pink and then form orange berries that ripen to dark red.

Grower Information:

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

  • Dark green-leafed companion to Limón has small flowers that open hot pink and then form orange berries that ripen to dark red.
  • Flexible flower spikes make it easy to grow and ship.
  • Durable accent plant handles heat and stress well, including both low water and soggy conditions.
  • Excellent for mixed containers; also a long-lasting landscape option.