Selaginella uncinataItem #7702 USDA Hardiness Zone: 6 - 10
Named after its striking, iridescent, bluish-green summer foliage that changes to a rusty-rose in the winter months. It is a semi-evergreen, spreading groundcover that is winter hardy in zone 6, once established.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full shadeWatering Needs:Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.Average Landscape Size:Slowly spreads, growing 3 to 6 in. tall.Key Feature:GroundcoverBlooms:InconspicuousLandscape Uses:
- DetailPlant type:FernDeciduous/evergreen:Semi-evergreenGrowth habit:SpreadingGrowth rate:SlowAverage landscape size:Slowly spreads, growing 3 to 6 in. tall.Foliage color:Blue-greenBlooms:InconspicuousDesign IdeasThis dramatic shade plant looks terrific planted under Azaleas and Maples, or trailing from hanging baskets on the patio.
- CareCare InformationFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. As a groundcover, space plants 2 ft. to 3 ft. apart, (closer for faster coverage). Control weeds with mulch until the plants cover the area.Light Needs:Full shadeWatering Needs:Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.