Sagina subulata

Botanical Name: Sagina subulata

Phonetic: Sah-Gee-nuh sub-YOU-lah-tuh

Common Name(s): Irish/Scotch Moss

Family: Caryophyllaceae
Origin: Europe
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Simple, subulate
Number of Leaflets:
Leaf Color: Deep green
Fall Color: –
Texture: Soft
Density: Dense
Bloom Season: Late spring, early summer
Flower Color(s): White, near white

Exposure: Sun to part shade
USDA: 4-10
Climate Zone(s): 
Growth Rate: Medium               
Height: 1-2 Inches
Spread:6-12 Inches
Hydrozone: Medium
Soil: Well-drained (not wet, not soggy)

Features: Forms a moss-like carpet, creeping, may turn brown in hot summers but will green up again when temperatures drop in fall
Uses: Rock gardens, ground cover, perennial, filler, lawn substitute, accent, container plant, edges

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