Fame Flower (Talinum paniculatum), potted plant, organic

$6.50$17.55

Family:  Purslane (Portulaccaceae)

Hardy to Zones 7 to 11, otherwise grown as an annual or a pretty potted plant.

(Tu-ren-shen) Native to the central and southern US and Central America—cultivated in China. The hot pink flowers of this succulent, mound-forming ground cover give way to rounded seedpods of bright cinnabar red. Traditional usage (TCM): tonifies the digestion, moistens the lungs and promotes breast milk. This drought resistant plant prefers full sun, rooting into poor soils, sand or gravel.  Space plants 1 foot apart.

Potted plant, Certified Organically Grown

Plants start shipping September 10th up until Nov 26. Order early to assure availability. If you have a preferred ship date, please leave a note in the “order comments” field at checkout.

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  1. Michelle Smith

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    Michelle Smith

    I have been looking for the name of this plant for ages. Do you have more information on how to use it medicinally?

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Chinese herb Tu-ren-shen used in TCM to tonify the digestion and promote breast milk. Soothing mucilage cools and heals burns and other skin maladies.

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