• Rio Grande™ Magenta
    (Flowering Only License)

  • Rio Grande™ Orange
    (Flowering Only License)

  • Rio Grande™ Scarlet
    (Flowering Only License)

  • Rio Grande™ White
    ‘Balriowite’ PP17,408
    (Flowering Only License)

  • Rio Grande™ Yellow
    (Flowering Only License)

Rio Grande™ Purslane
Well-matched in vigor, controlled habit and good branching. Exceptionally large flowers in a vibrant range of core colors – beautiful in baskets. Rugged performer thrives in heat and keeps flowering all Summer.
  • General Information
    • Height: 3-4" (8-10cm)
      Spread: 10-12" (25-30cm)
      Exposure: Sun
  • Propagation Guide
    • Tray Sizes (cells/tray): 50, 72, 84, 105
      Rooting Hormone: No
      Average Days with Mist: 4-7
      Pinch: Yes
      Average Propagation Time (weeks): 2-3

      Average propagation time for perennials includes 3-5 weeks to bulk-up the liner before beginning cold treatment when started in late Summer or early Autumn.

      Comments: Pinch as needed to remove flower buds and improve habit.
  • Finishing
    • Soil pH: 5.8-6.2
      Light Levels (fc): 5,000-10,000
      Temperature Day: 71-79°F (22-26°C)
      Temperature Night: 62-67°F (17-19°C)
      Fertilization (ppm N): 225-300
      No. of Pinches: 1-2
      Plant Growth Regulators (S) = spray / (D) = drench: Generally not needed.
      Pests: Whitefly
      Diseases: Root rot
      Comments: Regularly allow the media to dry moderately between waterings, especially in cool periods. Regular pinching and constant feeding will improve habit and flowering.
  • Crop Time (weeks)
    • 4- to 5-inch (10- to 13-cm) Pots, Quarts : 1-2 ppp, 5-6 weeks
      6-inch (15-cm) Pots, Gallons: 2-3 ppp, 6-8 weeks
      10- to 12-inch (25- to 30-cm) Tubs or Baskets: 3-5 ppp, 9-12 weeks
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