Jewels of Opar (Talinum paniculatum 'Limon')

Also sold as:
Limón

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
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
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
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Sow in situ
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

Macro image of a tiny Talinum Limon

Simple Delight:  A Hanging Basket with Many UsesSimple Delight: A Hanging Basket with Many Uses
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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