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Portulaca oleracea 'Rio Scarlet'/Rio Scarlet Purslane

Portulaca oleracea 'Rio Scarlet' / Portulaca oleracea 'Rio Scarlet'
A red flowering selection with thick, cactus-like foliage
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A red flowering selection with thick, cactus-like foliage

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Scientific Name: Portulaca oleracea 'Rio Scarlet'
Common Name: Rio Scarlet Purslane
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
Landscape Categories: Annuals for the Cool or Cold Season
Comments: One of the improved selections that has been bred for the expanding flower market. It makes a good bedding plant and a wonderful hanging basket specimen.