Portulaca x hybrida 'Fairytale Series'

Moss Rose

Fairytale Cinderella

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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This annual is a real powerhouse of color and performance and will put on a display even in extreme heat.

  • Large, double blooms
  • Unusual, colorful foliage
  • Very drought tolerant

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

Height: 4-8 in
Spread: 14-16 in
Zone: 10-11
Color: 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


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

Foliage Color:

  • Green


  • Full Sun


  • Creeping/Ground Cover

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained
  • Average Water