Portulaca, 9 O Clock (Any Color) - Plant

Portulaca is a truly beautiful low growing ground cover type plant. It is also best for hanging purpose.
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1Portulaca, 9 O Clock (Any Color) - Plant
25 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Portulaca

Interesting Fact: Portulaca is also known as 9 O clock plant as it blooms approximately at 9 O clock in the morning in India, making it a very interesting plant!! This product does not have the flowers at the time of shipping.

Afterward, the plant will bloom and it could be of any colored flower. Portulaca flowers are truly beautiful in various garden and landscape settings and have been used to beautify old structures and stone walkways. Portulaca is another clue to the wonderful drought tolerance of a perennial succulent flowering plant.

Many varieties of portulaca have semi-double to fully double flowers that resemble miniature roses. Flowers blooms in bright colors, like yellow, orange, red, and bright pink, white, cream, and variegated flower colors are also available.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height6 inch (15 cm)
Plant Spread 4 inch (10 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Eleven O Clock, Purslane, and Sun Plant
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 30-40 cm tall, spread up to 1 foot.
Flower Colour Any color
Bloom Time Summer season
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Water a plant when the soil feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy season.
  • Try to water the plants in the morning around 8-10am.
  • You should remove dead, infected, or damaged plant parts and throw in the garbage collector.
  • You should prune and fertilize a plant mostly in the spring season.
  • When a plant grows beyond its limit and pot size not providing enough space for the spread of roots, re-pot with fresh soil and some fertilizer.
  • While re-potting, try not to disturb the roots. Avoid any drastic change in the provided environment otherwise, the plants may get stress/shock.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

    Portulaca care

    Portulacas love it hot and dry. You can plant them in poor, even sandy, soil. They also adapt to average garden conditions. Just give them full sun and any well-drained soil. Water them after planting and watch them go.

    Propagation of portulaca is seeds and cutting. Best season of planting is early monsoon and spring season.

    Sunlight Full sunlight
    Watering Moderately
    Soil Sandy well-drained soils.
    Temperature 20 to 30 degree C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer.

    Portulaca special feature

    Beautiful, bright colored flower

    Portulaca uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • Portulaca is used as the ornamental plant

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Portulaca?

    Portulaca is commonly known as Eleven O Clock, Purslane, and Sun Plant

    How tall do Portulaca grow?

    On average Portulaca grows Up to 30-40 cm tall, spread up to 1 foot.

    What color are Portulaca?

    A Portulaca plant bears flowers of color Any color

    When Portulaca blooms?

    With enough light, Portulaca may produce Any color flowers in Summer season

    How hard is Portulaca to grow?

    A Portulaca is Easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Portulaca need?

    A Portulaca prefers Full sunlight

    How much water does a Portulaca need?

    A Portulaca prefers watering Moderately

    What kind of soil does a Portulaca need?

    A Portulaca prefers Sandy well-drained soils.

    What temperature does a Portulaca like?

    A Portulaca prefers 20 to 30 degree C

    How often should I fertilize my Portulaca?

    To encourage Portulaca growth, Apply any organic fertilizer.


    Monday, 16 March 2020

    This plant is very easy to grow.

    smithavarun bavirishetti

    Wednesday, 04 March 2020

    Verry small size.but good product no any damage when i got it in my home delievery is superior

    Vijay Kumar

    Tuesday, 18 February 2020

    can I grow absolutely indoor or outdoor? or partly indoor or outdoor?

    Shri Sai
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