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Zone:  Annual here

Height:  5-10 cm (2-4 in)

Spread:  10-15 cm (4-6 in)

Bloom:  June-October; fully double; colours available:  light pink, yellow with red stems, rosy red, and white  with orange centers; very showy

Foliage:  Dull green-gray succulent

Light:  Full sun

Water:  Little to no

Soil:  Average to poor; good drainage, gritty surface preferred

Garden site:  Front area of perennial bed; sunny, dry site, rock garden, window pot

Portulaca grandiflora 'Kariba' (Moss rose)