Phemeranthus calycinum (Talinum) Judith's Favorite

Fame Flower

A carefree little succulent native plant, Fame Flower has quarter-sized rose-violet flowers that open in the afternoon heat. A willing re-seeder, these little plants gently colonize their garden site and bloom all summer. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
Zones 5 - 9
Advantages
Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks)
Good for Containers
Good Rockgarden or alpine plant
Groundcover
Native
Low Maintenance
Plants for Small Spaces
Multiplies / Naturalizes
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Annual Rainfall 10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40" (with care)
Mature Plant Size 10-12" tall , 15-18" wide
Bloom TimeSummer
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Size Plant - 2.5" Pot
SKUHC014739

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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HC014739

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10-12" tall x 15-18" wide (seed propagated). Originally brought into cultivation by New Mexico landscaper, nurserywoman and author Judith Phillips, this selection of the species is remarkable for its vigor and its fabulously showy display of quarter-sized rose-violet flowers. It thrives in full sun growing on poor sandy/rocky soils. Blooming starts in early summer and continues through early fall. The flowers open in the afternoon, so it's always a treat to come home in later afternoon to clouds of its intensely colored flowers dancing in the breeze.
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SKU
HC014739
Ships To Canada
No
Common Name
Fame Flower
Botanical Name
Phemeranthus calycinum (Talinum) Judith's Favorite
Zones
5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Flower Color
Pink
Height
12 inches
Mature Height
10-12" tall
Mature Spread
15-18" wide
Bloom Time
Early - Mid Summer, Mid - Late Summer
Bloom Time
Summer
Ships As
Potted Plant
Planting Time
Spring / Summer, Fall
Soil Type
Sandy Soil
Soil Moisture
Drought Resistant / Waterwise
Amount Of Rain
10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40" (with care)
Advantages
Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks), Good for Containers, Good Rockgarden or alpine plant, Groundcover, Native, Low Maintenance, Plants for Small Spaces, Multiplies / Naturalizes
Ideal Region
West, Southwest, Hot Desert, Pacific Northwest
Native To
North America
Item Package Size
Plant - 2.5" Pot
Planting Guides

Planting Tips for Phemeranthus calycinum (Talinum) Judith's Favorite

These plants won’t begin to grow until warm summer weather has arrived. The long thin string-like roots are brittle and do not like to be disturbed when transplanting, so don’t scratch out the root ball. When transplanting while it is still cold, water the plant thoroughly only once. Continued watering during cold weather will rot the roots. Don’t start to water regularly until the weather warms and the plants begin to grow.


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Zone 8Shipping begins the week of March 4th, 2019
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