Moss Rose (Portulaca grandiflora) 18 June 2012 Moss Rose (Portulaca grandiflora)
This is the Portulaca grandiflora, not to be confused with Purslane, Portulaca oleracea, the edible plant. About 40 seedling were planted about two weeks ago. Eventually the bed will be a mass of blooms.They usually self seed from year to year. They are almost a must in any home garden. Never even think of watering, they like full Sun and very dry conditions. If it is too cloudy or raining the flowers refuse to open.

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