Variegated Jewels of Opar (Talinum paniculatum)

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Rare Variegated Variety!

The Variegated Jewels of Opar (Talinum paniculatum), also known as Fame Flower, is a visually striking and resilient plant known for its unique ornamental qualities. This succulent perennial features fleshy, lime green leaves that are beautifully variegated with splashes of cream and pink, creating a vibrant tapestry of colors. The leaves are small, round, and somewhat glossy, adding to the plant's overall lush appearance.

One of the most captivating features of the Variegated Jewels of Opar is its delicate, tiny flowers. These blooms are typically a soft pink or pale lavender color, adding a subtle yet enchanting contrast to the foliage. The flowers emerge on tall, thin stalks that rise above the foliage, creating an airy, whimsical look.

This plant is relatively easy to grow and maintain, thriving in well-drained soil and requiring moderate watering. It is well-suited to both garden beds and containers, making it a versatile choice for gardeners. The Variegated Jewels of Opar prefers full sun to partial shade, where its variegated leaves can truly shine.

In addition to its ornamental appeal, this plant is also known for its resilience, often thriving in conditions where other plants might struggle. Its drought-tolerant nature makes it a great choice for xeriscaping or low-water gardens. The Variegated Jewels of Opar is a charming addition to any garden, offering a burst of color and a touch of whimsy.

Plant Type: 
Perennial Evergreen Herb

Java Ginseng is a fast growing herb that can be grown as an annual for smaller harvests in colder climates.

Jewels of Opar is a succulent shrub. 

Harvest Season: 
Year-round; Blooms year-round.

Mature Size: 
1-2 ft tall and wide

Soil & Moisture: 
Does well in poor soils. Likes sandy, well-draining soil. Excellent for rock gardens and hot areas, as well as rich moist dense areas.

Light Requirements: 
Full Sun, Part Shade

Self-Fertile: 
Yes

Growth Rate:
Fast

Zone Hardiness:
Outdoors 8-11 as a perennial, 4-11 as an annual; Patio/Greenhouse 4+

Propagation:
Grown from seed and cutting and able to harvest within the growing season.

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