Portulaca Plant

Scientific Name: Portulaca

Family Name: Portulacaceae

Common Name: گل دوپہری,Common purslane

Thriving in tropical and warm temperate regions is the genus Portulacaceae, which contains more than 100 species of flowering plants. The purslanes are another name for the main genus of the family, Portulacas. Common purslane is a widely consumed plant that has the potential to spread to new locations.The Portulaca elevates any space with a visual spectacular thanks to its eye-catching blossoms in a variety of seductive colors. Portulaca is a trailing groundcover that is planted for its colorful or pastel rose-like flowers. Portulaca’s vibrant blossoms are renowned to draw butterflies, giving your landscape a dash of vitality and charm. Warm temperatures between 70 and 90 degrees Fahrenheit (21-32 degrees Celsius) are preferred by portulaca plants. High temperatures won’t kill them, and they can heat-tolerant.

Planting And Care

Plant in full sun for the most vibrant blooms and optimal growth.

Allow the soil to dry between watering, as Portulaca is drought-tolerant.

Use well-draining soil to prevent waterlogged roots and promote healthy growth.

Portulaca thrives in lean soil; avoid excessive fertilization.

Regularly remove spent flowers to encourage continuous blooming and maintain tidiness.