|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.|
|Mature Size||Moderate grower to 1 in. tall, 12 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care|
|Landscape Use||Container, Ground Cover, Edging|
|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.|
|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.