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Scotch Moss

Sagina subulata 'Aurea'

SKU #06239

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Description Handsome, lush, chartreuse to yellow, moss-like foliage forms a soft mat that works well along walkways and between stepping stones. Tiny translucent white flowers add to its beauty in spring. Tolerates moderate foot traffic. An herbaceous perennial.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil lightly moist.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Moderate grower to 1 in. tall and 12 in. wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care
Growth Rate Moderate
Landscape Use Container, Ground Cover, Edging
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Chartreuse
Care Thrives 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.
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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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