The portulaca mega pazzazz is a heat and drought-tolerant plant. This virtually carefree plant thrives in high heat and low humidity conditions. With pops of color from blooms, Portulaca grow as a reliable ground cover as well as making for a great hanging basket addition. They are perfect for environments with poor soil that struggle to grow other plants. With minimal watering, the blooms thrive. With shallow roots you need to avoid overwatering because of the potential for root rot.