Portulaca umbraticola is an annual or short-lived perennial often incorrectly sold under the name of Portulaca oleracea. Leaves are small, fleshly, linear to spatulate and green in color. Flower colours range from yellow, pink, orange and blue and the stems, leaves, flowers and roots are edible. It grows up to 25cm tall.
A minimum spacing of 0.15m when planting is recommended best results.