Flower Portulaca oleracea, Asian flower.

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Flower Portulaca oleracea, Asian flower.

By Mary H. Dyer, Master Naturalist and Master Gardener My moss rose plant doesn’t bloom! Why won’t my moss rose flower? What’s the problem when portulaca won’t bloom? Moss roses (Portulaca) are beautiful, vibrant plants, but when there are no flowers on portulaca, it can be disappointing and downright frustrating. Read on for possible reasons and solutions when there are no flowers on moss roses. When Portulaca Won’t Bloom When a moss rose plant doesn’t bloom, there may be problems with the growing conditions. Although portulaca is an amazingly low-maintenance plant that thrives on neglect, it still has certain requirements for healthy growth. Drainage: Moss roses prefer poor, dry, well-drained soil. If portulaca won’t bloom, it may be because the soil is too rich or too soggy. Although you can add sand or a small amount of compost to the soil, it may be easier to start over in a

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