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Talinum paniculatum,Talinum roseum, Portulaca paniculata, Jewels of Opar, Florida Spinach
Talinum paniculatum 'Limon'

Talinum paniculatum,Talinum roseum, Portulaca paniculata

Jewels of Opar, Florida Spinach
Family: Portulacaceae
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunRegular waterModerate waterPink flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Beautiful low-growing shrub 2-3 ft tall with lots of bright pink flowers that open in the morning and stay open till late afternoon. Very fast growing. What makes this plant special? If you read "Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar" by Edgar Rice Burroughs: "...Tarzan stooped and lifted a leathern pouch from the grisly relics of a man. The hard outlines of the contents brought an exclamation of surprise to his lips. "The jewels of Opar!" he cried, holding the pouch aloft, "and," pointing to the bones at his feet, "all that remains of Werper, the Belgian..."


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Talinum paniculatum Kingswood Gold - seeds

Fameflower Kingswood Gold (Limon). Beautiful cultivar with lemon-colored leaves. This tuberous-rooted tender perennial is related to portulaca, but has fleshy green leaves and delicate, wiry flower stalks. Stalks have a fine, see-through texture. Minute hot pink flowers are followed by carmine-colored seed pods that are showier than the flowers. The variety ‘Kingwood Gold’ has chartreuse foliage. Plants can grow to 3 feet tall and 2 feet wide. Low-growing shrub 2-3 ft tall with lots of bright pink flowers that open exactly at 4 pm and stay open till late afternoon. Very fast growing.
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