'Sundial Scarlet' is a Moss rose variety in the Portulaca genus with a scientific name of Portulaca grandiflora.
F1 hybrid, annual
Sundial Scarlet grows as an Annual
and is a Flower
. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Sundial Scarlet normally reaches to a mature height of 5.85 inches
Sundial Scarlet Moss rose is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!
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How to grow Sundial Scarlet
Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Keep in mind when planting that Sundial Scarlet is thought of as tender, so remember to ensure that temperatures are mild before moving outdoors. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Sundial Scarlet are Zone 5 and Zone 11. Ideally plant in sandy and potting mix soil and try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 5.6 and 7.5 as Sundial Scarlet likes to be in weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.
Growing Sundial Scarlet from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Sundial Scarlet about 49 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting Sundial Scarlet
Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Sundial Scarlet is a tender plant.
Harvesting Sundial Scarlet