Rock Rose

Portulaca grandiflora is a flowering plant in the family Portulacaceae, native to Argentina, southern Brazil, and Uruguay and often cultivated in gardens. It has many common names, including moss-rose purslane, eleven o'clock, Mexican rose, moss rose, sun rose,and rock rose. It is a small, but fast-growing annual plant growing to 30 cm tall, though usually less. If it is cultivated properly it can easily reach this height. The leaves are thick and fleshy, up to 2.5 cm long, arranged alternately or in small clusters. The flowers are 2.5–3 cm diameter with five petals, variably red, orange, pink, white, and yellow

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Uploaded: May 19, 2015

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Tags: Rock Rose, Portulaca grandiflora, moss-rose, Mexican rose, moss rose, sun rose, rock rose

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