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Ruby Red Spikemoss

Selaginella erythropus 'Sanguinea'

SKU
07703
Named after its distinct foliage, which is dark green on top with a ruby red underside. It is an evergreen, spreading groundcover that is winter hardy in zone 6, once established.
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6-10

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Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

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Average Size at MaturitySpreading groundcover 6 in. tall.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous
Design IdeasUse as a groundcover in a shady location, or to showcase its dramatic foliage, use in a hanging basket to show off its unique red underside.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorDark Green
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateSlow
Light NeedsFull shade
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureDense Habit, Dramatic Foliage Color, Gift Plant, Shade Loving
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

Follow 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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-10

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