Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|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.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate grower to 1 in. tall, 12 in. wide.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Edging, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8