A picture of a Purslane

Purslane

Portulaca 'Sleeping Beauty'

Also known as

Rose moss, Moss rose

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

Purslane Overview

This genus consists of 100 species of semi-succulent annuals or perennials. They produce fleshy leaves which are white, green or red. The flowers are showy and cup-shaped and either white, yellow, apricot, pink, purple or scarlet.

Common problems with Purslane

How to propagate Purslane

Seed

You can propagate from seeds seed sown under glass in early spring.

Other uses of Purslane

Suitable for coastal conditions.