Sow Moss Rose ground cover seed in starter trays or individual pots 6 - 8 weeks before end of frost season. Press the Moss Rose seeds into the soil but do not cover. The seeds need light to germinate. Transplant the Moss Rose seedlings into the garden 12 inches apart. Portulaca seeds can also be directly sown in prepared soil outdoors after all danger of frost. Moss Rose ground cover plants tolerate heat and drought, but they do look best with occasional watering. Portulaca Moss Rose care includes cutting back the plants during the summer to help them to stay neat and to extend their blooms into fall.
Moss Rose (Portulaca Grandiflora Mix) - Moss Rose seeds establish easily and produce the perfect ground cover plants for an eye-catching display of long-lasting, tropical color. Portulaca Moss Rose works well in hot, dry garden spots. This mix of Portulaca seeds offers a collection of some of the most intense, colorful blooms you will ever see! The 2-inch flowers on these ground cover plants are fully double and beautifully shaped. The blooms stay opened for long periods of time, and they are nestled above the succulent foliage like shrub roses.