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Portulaca grandiflora 'Happy Trails Deep Red'

Happy Trails Deep Red Portulaca




Happy Trails Deep Red Portulaca features showy scarlet frilly flowers with gold eyes at the ends of the stems from early summer to early fall. Its tiny succulent needle-like leaves remain green in color throughout the season.

Landscape Attributes

Happy Trails Deep Red Portulaca is an herbaceous annual with a trailing habit of growth, eventually spilling over the edges of hanging baskets and containers. It brings an extremely fine and delicate texture to the garden composition and should be used to full effect.

This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and should not require much pruning, except when necessary, such as to remove dieback. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Happy Trails Deep Red Portulaca is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;Border Edging;General Garden Use;Groundcover;Container Planting;Hanging Baskets

Planting & Growing

Happy Trails Deep Red Portulaca will grow to be about 9 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 18 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 14 inches apart. Its foliage tends to remain low and dense right to the ground. This fast-growing annual will normally live for one full growing season, needing replacement the following year.

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun


dry to average

Cold Hardy to Zone:




Soil pH:

Soil Type:

9 inches

18 inches


Deer Resistant:


Fall Color

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