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Mr Fothergill's Portulaca Double Mixed
Portulaca oleracea - Portulaca Double Mixed
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A succulent, ground hugging plant with prostrate red stems and cylindrical, bright green leaves. The gaily-coloured flowers, which look like crumpled silk, are carried in profusion throughout the summer.

Ideal for borders or rock gardens, or as pot plants. An annual, it requires a sunny position.

Growth Height — 20cm
Flowering Period — Summer
Light Requirements — Full sun
Soil Requirements — Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

Sow 5mm deep in flowering position. Scatter thinly and rake in, just covering the seeds with soil. Keep moist. Feed with liquid fertiliser when buds appear. Water only when plants show signs of wilting.

Watering needs

Water only when plants show signs of wilting.