Portulaca, Rock Rose

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Quick facts

  • Drought tolerant succulent
  • Full, rose like blooms
  • Bright colors

Portulaca grandiflora

Easy to grow, drought tolerant succulent, is an excellent addition to rock gardens and those sunny spots around the house that are too hot for other ornamentals. Annual which readily self-sows, blooms colorfully in pinks, purples, oranges, reds, and white.

How to grow it:  

Germ Temp

Indoor Start

Germ Days

Frost Tolerant


Seed Depth

Plant/Row Spacing


6-8 weeks

7-14 d.





Start indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost date to get a head start. Hardy plants transplant well provided they are watered well during the transition. Alternatively, direct sow tiny seeds and cover as lightly as possible. Be careful not to over-sow the tiny seeds. Water to germinate.


Seed specs:  Packet size: 1/2 g, 500 seeds