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Talinum calycinum

Fame Flower

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Talinum calycinum (Fame Flower)

Small, succulent plant produces fleshy, pointed leaves. A thin stalk supports several showy, bright pink, five-petalled flowers. The flowers do not open until late afternoon. A great plant for dry sites.

Additional Information:

8-12 Inches


6-10 Inches


Bloom/Seasonal Color
Deep Pink / Rose

USDA Hardiness Zone 5

Home Owner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Good Companions
Rose Verbena (Glandularia canadensis), Missouri Primrose (Oenothera macrocarpa), Little Bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium), Yellow Coneflower (Echinacea paradoxa)

Characteristics & Attributes

Hydrologic Designation


Season of Interest

Mid (May-June)
Late (July-frost)

Soil Moisture


Sun Exposure

Full Sun

USFS MO Ecological Map