Portulaca pilosa (Pink Purslane) is a Florida native that loves hot weather and tolerates drought. A low-growing succulent, it attracts bees, butterflies and birds. Although pink purslane is one of its nicknames, it is also called shaggy portulaca, pigweed and kiss-me-quick, a favorite monikers because it not only suggests the flowers' lipstick color but also its fast-growing pace.
Workdays unless changes are announced will be on the third Friday of the month at 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM during the garden club year September to May. Summer workday hours apply June, July and August and are 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM. Volunteers from the garden club and community are welcomed to help us keep the garden free of grass, weeds and trash.