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Irish Moss

Sagina subulata

SKU #02913
4-8

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OVERVIEW
Description Handsome, lush, deep green, moss-like foliage forms a soft, cushy mat that works well along walkways and between stepping stones. Tiny translucent white flowers add to its beauty in spring, and have a lovely light fragrance. Tolerates moderate foot traffic. An herbaceous perennial.
Light Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil lightly moist.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Moderate grower to 1 in. tall, 12 in. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Easy Care
Growth Rate Moderate
STYLE
Landscape Use Container, Ground Cover, Edging
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
CARE
Care Thrives in average, well-drained soils. Takes sun in cool, coastal regions; best grown in bright shade, particularly in hot southern climates. Water regularly to maintain consistent moisture. As a groundcover, space plants 9-12 in. apart; closer for faster fill.
HISTORY
Lore The British Natural History Museum lists S. subulata as native to Scotland where it is known in English as Heath Pearlwort and in Gaelic as Mungan M'intich.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.