Botanical Name: Talinum calycinum or Phemeranthus calycinum
Height: about 15 cm
Season of bloom: July to frost
Growing Conditions: Full sun. Lean, dry soil with excellent winter drainage; a south facing rock garden, for example.
Wildlife benefits: Visited by smaller bees
From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: No. Plant grows in southern Illinois and points south; considered to be winter hardy in Zone 4 with good winter drainage.
Remarks: A succulent that thrives in heat.
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