$4.99 - $29.94
Scientific Name: Portulaca grandiflora Common Name: Moss Rose, Purslane Hardiness Degree: 45°F (7.2°C) Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer Plant Habit: Mounded Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance
Fertilize: Every two weeks
Spacing: 10 – 14″ (25 – 36cm) Height: 8 – 10″ (20 – 25cm) Width: 10 – 12″ (25 – 30cm) Exposure: Sun
General Information: Fuller habit and large, semi-double blooms in vivid colors. Great for hot, dry, full-sun conditions. Drought-tolerant Happy Hour is sure to please with its excellent garden performance.
Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks Transplant to finish: 5 weeks
- Sow up to 2 weeks earlier than competing bush-type varieties, as Happy Hour is bred to bloom under shorter days than other portulacas – 10.5 hours.
- Tidy, mounded plants are easier to pack and ship, with less breakage than prostrate types.
- Well-branched plants flower uniformly across the series.
- Extra-appealing at retail, with fuller habit and large, double blooms in vivid colours.