Calandrinia umbellata grow and care – subshrub of the genus Calandrinia also known as Rock Purslane, Calandrinia umbellata perennial deciduous or annual used as ornamental drought plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropics or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 8-11a.
Leaves color green the shape of the leaf lanceolate with pointed shape leaves grow in rosette growth.
Calandrinia umbellata flower
Flower color purple grows in the end of the stem with five petals.
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How to grow Calandrinia umbellata growing and care:
Well drained soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but easy to do so
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Recommended planting season?
Spring / Summer / Autumn
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Just for design and infected leaves
Size of the plant:
10-20 cm, 4-8 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Small amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Summer / Autumn
General information about the flower
Purple flowers the bracts yellow the flowers grow in the end of the stem in cluster in rosette structure
Categories of growing
Planting Season: Autumn Planting, Spring Planting, Summer planting
Light exposure requirements: Full sun Plants, Part shade Plants
Climates that the plant can grow: Desert Climate, Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate, Temperate Climate
Growing speed of the plant: Average growing plants, Slow growing plants
Plant life-form: Annual plant, Evergreen, Herbaceous, Perennial plant, Subshrub
Plant Uses: Drought tolerant plants, Ornamental plants
Requirements for watering the plant: Small amounts of water
Hardiness zones: Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 11, Hardiness zone 8, Hardiness zone 9
Ornamental parts: Ornamental flower, Ornamental leaves, Ornamental plant
Blooming season: Spring flowers, Summer flowers
Flower colors: Purple flower, Yellow flower