(Portulaca grandiflora) A lovely mix of semidouble and double flowers resembling miniature roses. The 6 in. plants bear a profusion of 2 in. flowers in delicate shades of yellow, rose, white, and pink. Capable of storing water in its fleshy stems, Portulaca is drought resistant and grows well even in poor soil once established. Bears until frost. Pkt (0.05 g, 200 seeds)
Culture: Annual. 75°F, light required, 14 days. Full sun. Direct sow or sow indoors 6-8 weeks before transplanting after danger of frost. Space 6-12 in. apart.