Portulaca grandiflora happy hour banana

Common Name : Cream moss rose, lemon cream moss rose Botanical Name : Portulaca grandiflora happy hour banana Family : Portulacaceae

Portulaca grandiflora white

Kingdom - Plantae

Order - Caryophyllales

Genus - Portulaca

Species - grandiflora

Synonym - portulaca grandiflora cream

Origin - Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, South America

Height - 8 inches tall

Spread - 12 inches wide

Type - Annual

Grows in - Road sides

Growth Rate- Fast

Flowering Season- Summer to fall

Flowering Time- 9 am to 10 am

Special feature- Drought, heat tolerance

Light requirement & Care- Full Sun, well drained soil, average water, easy to care, low maintenance

Flowers- Small, showy, semi-double, lemon cream with red yellow mixed petals, 10 petals, toothed, 1.8 inches wide blooms, appears at end of the stem

Plant&Foliage- Green, glossy, fleshy, cylindrical, alternately arranged leaves, multi-branched, red stems

Good For- Pots, containers, ground cover, hanging baskets, garden beds

Propagation- Seeds, cuttings

Attracts- Butterflies, bees, birds

Uses- Ornamental plant

Lemon cream moss rose foliage
Lemon cream moss rose foliage

Photographs: Guna Selvi Camera: Nikon D40x Location : Lalbagh botanical garden, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

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