Delray Plants Purslane (Portulaca oleracea) Easy to Grow Live Annual Plant, 3-pack, Pink FlowersCategory: Lladro AnnualPurslane is colorful, drought-tolerant, and easy care. Create a carpet of color with low-growing purslane. Hot, dry conditions are no match for purslane. This vigorous, low-growing annual flower just shrugs off hot weather and continues to bloom. If you want a carpet of color, plant purslane in a bed, border, or container. The pretty succulent leaves offer a nice contrast between the bright pink-colored flowers. Low-growing and beautiful Mat-like purslane plants grow 4 to 8 inches tall so they are ideal for edging walkways and landscaping beds. Use it as a colorful groundcover tucked amid stones in a garden pathway. The cheerful, chalice-like blooms close at night, but pop back open as soon as the sun peeks over the horizon. Great for containers too Purslane’s low-growing growth habit makes it ideal for hanging baskets, window boxes, or patio containers. In frost-free regions (Zones 10 and 11) purslane is treated as a tender perennial. Butterflies and other pollinators love it Purslane is a favorite plant for hungry butterflies; it produces nectar that attracts butterflies as well as other pollinators such as bees and birds. Allow it attracts beneficial insects, it is not attractive to deer. Care for Purslane is easy This low-maintenance annual requires little care. LIGHT: Purslane loves full sun. WATER: Purslane is very drought tolerant. Water whenever the soil feels dry to the touch, but don't overdo it. Purslane would rather be a bit dry than flooded. If planted in a container, it will require watering more frequently than if it is growing in the ground. FEEDING: Feed with a little slow-release granular fertilizer at planting time, but after that additional feeding is not necessary. PRUNING/SHAPING: This plant typically doesn't require pruning or shaping to keep its good looks. Purslane Safety Delray’s Purslane is not intended for human or animal consumption. About the Grower Delray Plants is a subsidiary of Costa Family Farms. We are a third-generation family-run business stretching from South Florida to North Carolina. We have 5,500 hard working employees that farm and cultivate a variety of beautiful plants that you can bring home today. With everyday low prices, Costa Farms and Delray plants are available at your local Walmart store, or online at Walmart.com.