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Portulaca molokiniensis - Moss Rose, Purslane - Portulacaceae (The Portulaca or Purslane Family)
Portulaca molokiniensis - Moss Rose, Purslane - Portulaca molokiniensis has unusual, stacked, emerald green, succulent foliage on stems topped with yellow flowers.
Portulaca molokiniensis - Portulaca molokiniensis has unusual, stacked, emerald green, succulent foliage on stems topped with yellow flowers.


 
9cm
Price: $9.99
Zone Hardiness: 9-11
Light: Sun
Height: 12-24"
Width: 8-12"
Flower Colour: Yellow

Stock Status:(Out of Stock)
Availability: Available this season. Most plants ready to ship in mid to late spring.
Product Code: 9054
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Description Fine Print
 
Portulaca molokiniensis is a rare flowering succulent ground cover endemic to the Hawaiian Islands where it is listed as an endangered species. Known as 'ihi, the yellow flowers resemble miniature roses. The flowers close at night and on shady days. It forms a very small upright shrub with unusual, stacked, emerald green, succulent foliage.
Details
  • Class: Evergreen
  • Soil Moisture: Drought Tolerant, Dry
  • Flowering Time: Spring - Summer
  • Fragrant: No
  • Foliage Colour: Green
  • Deer Resistant: Unknown
  • Attracts:
  • Habitat: Restricted to a few coastal sites in Hawaii. It is known to grow in extremely dry sites such as loose volcanic scree and sand on steep rocky slopes and in rain shadows, from about 30 to about 375 feet.
  • Geographical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Pacific Islands
  • BC Native: No

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