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PlantFiles: Purslane, Pigweed, Wild Portulaca, Little Hogweed, Pusley
Portulaca 'Rio Scarlet'

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Family: Portulacaceae
Genus: Portulaca (por-tew-LAK-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Rio Scarlet

Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Annuals
Groundcovers

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Rose/Mauve

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Succulent

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Mobile, Alabama
Carlsbad, California
Deltona, Florida
Punta Gorda, Florida
Saint Petersburg, Florida
Sullivan, Missouri
Linwood, New Jersey
Flower Mound, Texas



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