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Portulaca oleracea 'Rio Yellow' /Rio Yellow Purslane

Portulaca oleracea 'Rio Yellow'  / Portulaca oleracea 'Rio Yellow'
Yellow is a popular choice for purslane
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Yellow is a popular choice for purslane

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A patch of purslane growing in hot, dry soil in full sunlight

Flowers, thick leaves and fleshy stems

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Scientific Name: Portulaca oleracea 'Rio Yellow'
Common Name: Rio Yellow Purslane
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Yellow
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Annuals for the Cool or Cold Season
Comments: One of the improved selections that has been bred for the expanding bedding plant industry. It makes a good bedding plant and a wonderful hanging basket specimen. Is resistant to insect and disease problems and can tolerate some dry soil problems.