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Wingpod Purslane
Scientific Name: Portulaca umbraticola L.
Family: Portulacaceae
Wingpod Purslane (Portulaca umbraticola)
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Portulaca "Yubi Summer Joy'
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones
USDA: 7-11

Heat Tolerance: Excellent

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: USA

Growth Habits: Annual succulent, 2 inches tall (5 cm)

Watering Needs: Occasional to moderate watering

This Portulaca is sometimes sold under the incorrect name of Portulaca oleracea, or common purslane. P. umbraticola is easily distinguished by the prominent margin on the fruit capsule.
Wingpod Purslane (Portulaca umbraticola)

Cultural Practices:
Plant 12 inches apart (30 cm). Fertilize once a month.

Blooming Habits:
The Portulaca umbraticola has large 2 inches flowers (5 cm) from spring to fall. The flowers are open only part of the day.

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