Portulaca Mojave Yellow

Features

  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Heat Tolerant

Characteristics

Full Sun

  • Hardiness Zones: 10 11
  • Height: 4 – 8 In
  • Spread: 12 – 16 In
  • Habit: Trailing
  • Bloom Color: Yellow
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Bloom Time: Planting To Hard Frost
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Description

Mojave Yellow has vivid yellow flowers all season and succulent-like foliage. It is heat, drought, and salt-tolerant, attracts pollinators, and does not require deadheading. Use in pots, window boxes, baskets, and as a ground cover. The flowers of Portulaca will close at night and reopen the next day.

  • 4-8 inches tall and trails up to 16 inches at maturity
  • Annual except in zones 10-11
  • Plant in full sun (6+ hours daily)

Care: These are tough plants that will tolerate poor soils and regular moisture and do not need a lot of fertilizer to perform well. Fertilize monthly with Proven Winner Water Soluble Plant Food.