Sagina subulata 'Aurea'Item #6239 USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 8
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Handsome, lush chartreuse to yellow moss-like foliage forms a soft mat that is good along walkways and between stepping stones. Tiny translucent white flowers add to its beauty in spring. Tolerates moderate foot traffic. Evergreen perennial.
- DetailDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate grower to 1 in. tall and 12 in. wide.Foliage color:ChartreuseBlooms:SpringFlower color:White
- CareCare InformationThrives in average, well-drained soils. Takes sun in cool, coastal regions; best 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.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
- History & LoreLore: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.