PlantsTalinum→Jewels of Opar (Talinum paniculatum 'Limon')

Also sold as:
Limón

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Shrub
Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Broadleaf
Other: Succulent
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Groundcover
Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Sow in situ
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

Dried flower stems having turned to seeds.

Simple Delight:  A Hanging Basket with Many UsesSimple Delight: A Hanging Basket with Many Uses
By Steven on April 13, 2010

Here is a fragrant and simple hanging basket in which many of the plants can be grown from seeds or simply purchased in the spring and planted together for an immediate full display. However, its virtues go far beyond providing basic visual interest in the garden. Read on to find out more!

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Photo gallery:
Date: 2018-10-06Dried flower stems having turned to seeds.
By Fleur569
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Location: Zone 5Date: 2015-07-26 Macro image of a tiny Talinum Limon
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Location: Zone 5Date: 2015-07-25 After blooming the little round pods form with the seeds.
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Location: Zone 5Date: 2015-07-26 Macro photo of a tiny beautiful little "Limon" and seed pod.
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Date: 2012-04-18
By Paul2032
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By MrsBinWY
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Courtesy Harris Seeds
By Joy
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Date: 2012-04-18
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Date: 2012-04-18
By Paul2032
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Location: West Branch,IowaDate: 2013-08-04Seedling from stray seed.
By sewNsow
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Location: Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaDate: 2015-06-15
By obliqua
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Courtesy Harris Seeds
By Joy
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Plant Events from our members
MrsBinWY On March 17, 2019 Seeds germinated
6
MrsBinWY On March 10, 2019 Seeds sown
16 groups of seeds from 2015G in milk jug @ room temp
antsinmypants On May 1, 2021 Plant emerged
antsinmypants On April 16, 2021 Seeds sown
In unheated greenhouse.
Plug flat one row 6.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Looking for Jewels of Opar seeds by Gerris2 Nov 4, 2020 4:28 PM 3
ID please by pitimpinai Sep 26, 2020 10:43 AM 3
Talinum paniculatum - recipes? by greene Jul 2, 2017 3:07 PM 10
chartreuse seedling by sewNsow Aug 5, 2013 7:11 AM 4
Salt tolerant plants by eclayne Oct 10, 2020 8:42 PM 133
Beaver Creek Greenhouses by BlueFox Apr 20, 2011 4:14 PM 12

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