Portulaca x hybrida 'Happy Hour™ Series'

Moss Rose or Purslane

Happy Hour Fuchsia

Tips for Homeowners:

Despite the fact that these are succulents, they are such heavy producers that they require adequate water and fertilizer every 2-4 weeks to perform at their best.  

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Loads of flowers in vivid colors on nicely mounded plants will bloom without hesitation all summer.

  • Full, mounded habit
  • Large, double flowers in bright colors
  • Blooms continuously throughout the summer

Excellent for use in containers, along walks or in rock gardens.

Height: 8-10 in
Spread: 10-12 in
Zone: 10-11
Color: Orange, Pink, Rose, White, Yellow

Interesting Notes about Moss Rose:

Portulaca annuals are one of the easiest plants to grow because they tolerate the heat of the summer sun and because their vigorous nature offers a quick and constant showy display all summer. All it takes is water and room to grow. The flowers do close at night and on cloudy days.

Characteristics & Attributes


  • Drought Tolerant
  • Blooms all Season
  • Border or Bed
  • Summer Bloomer
  • Low Maintenance
  • Rock Garden
  • Great Foliage
  • Container
  • Long Blooming
  • Heat Tolerant

Foliage Color:

  • Green


  • Full Sun

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Humming-birds
  • Attracts Butterflies

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Creeping/Ground Cover

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Moist, Well-Drained