Portulaca umbraticola 'Mojave Tangerine'


Photo courtesy of Proven Winners

  • Large, orange flowers that close at night
  • Thrives in heat
  • Great groundcover or in container/hanging basket
Award Winning
Award Winning
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Ground Cover
Ground Cover
Hanging Basket
Hanging Basket
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Plant in full sun.  Easy tough succulent plant that will do well in average moisture to dry soil.  No deadheading necessary. 

Height: 4-8 in
Spread: 12-16 in
Spacing: 8-10 in
Price Level 1: $4.49 ea.~4 ½” pot
Bloom Color: Orange
Zone: 10-11

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Border or Bed
  • Award Winning
  • No Deadheading
  • Hanging Basket
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Mass Planting
  • Container
  • Long Blooming
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Ground Cover
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Low Maintenance
  • Rock Garden


  • Full Sun


  • Creeping/Ground Cover
  • Trailing

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring
  • Summer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies

Soil Moisture:

  • Dry Soil
  • Average Water