Big-flowered Purslane: maintenance from spring to autumn


Purslane is a beautiful little annual flower.

In summary, what you need to know is:

Name  : Portulaca grandiflora
Family  Portulaceae
Type  Annual

 10 to 15 cm
Exhibition  : Sunny
Sol  : Ordinary, well drained

Flowering  June to October

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Flowering all summer long and easy to maintain, it will adorn your garden but also your pots and planters.

Purslane planting 

Preferably in spring for purslane bought in buckets, keeping a distance of 15 cm between each foot.

For sowing, carry out a sheltered seeding in February-March or seedling in place in March-April. Lighten to six inches.

Purslane size 

Delete withered flowers.

About purslane

This very pretty annual, creeping and spreading, has a beautiful flowering habit with bright and varied colours.

Easy to maintain, the purslane requires very little water and is even drought resistant.

It will adapt perfectly to your rock gardens, low walls but also to planters, pots and hanging baskets.

No need to water, even when it’s hot.