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

Talinum paniculatum,Talinum roseum, Portulaca paniculata

Jewels of Opar, Florida Spinach
Family: Portulacaceae
Small plant 2-5 ftFull sunModerate waterRegular waterPink flowersPlant attracts 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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