Portulaca - Flowers Expand

Portulaca

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This portulaca is a hardy ground cover with succulent mid-green leaves and bright yellow flowers. Both the leaves and flowers are edible, and due to the presence of oxalic acid leaves should be eaten steamed or cooked.

  • Plant - 95mm pot

FamilyPortulacaceae
OriginNative
SizeProstrate
Decid/EvergrEvergreen
Growth RateFast
UsesEdible
UsesMedicinal
Sun ExposureFull sun
Life CyclePerennial
Frost ResistanceModerate
Wind ToleranceHigh
Dry ToleranceHigh
Flower ColourYellow
Aromatic FoliageNo
Flower SeasonSummer
Harvest SeasonYear round