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Sagina subulata

Also called Pearlwort


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More About Sagina subulata

  • AKA Arenaria verna
  • Mat-forming, evergreen perennial
  • Rooting stems form cushions of linear, green leaves
  • Tiny, five-petaled, white flowers
  • Effective for crevices or borders along walkways
  • Bloom Time: Summer
  • Flower Size: 2 mm

Zone:

4

Height:

2-5 cm

Spread:

20-25 cm

Colour:

White
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Irish Moss Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in an average to moist, well-drained soil, in full sun with dappled shade in the afternoon. Tolerant of poor soils as long as there is adequate drainage. Dislikes hot, dry conditions and requires very little maintenance. 


Sagina subulata Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen
Rock garden
Rock garden
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Slow

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Compact
Spreading

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Border/edging