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Talinum paniculatum - Jewels of Opar

This is an interesting little plant. Used in Chinese medicine and can also be used as a substitute for spinach (I eat it, makes a nice addition to a salad). Group many plants together in plantings, flowers bloom on airy stalks, they are small but are nice massed together, especially with the red bead-like buds and fruits. Bees love them.

I grow mine in a pot and bring it in for the winter.  I restarted my current plant when I moved here in 2015.  It doesn't skip a beat, growth does slow down some in my winter plant room, it stays green, blooming and happy as long as I water it once a month or so.  It's in a fairly large, deep pot.  

To date I have not noticed that my local critters eat it.  I've yet to see any bugs attack this plant, but I'm in zone 2b, may not be the same in higher zones?

Product Overview:Perennial Herb

Height:30 cm - 100 cm (12" - 40")

Positioning:prefers damp shade but can tolerate more light

Germination:Warm germinator, may require light

Price:$4.50 (50 seeds per package)

Quantity: add to cart