Monday, January 5, 2015

Pearlwort

Sagina subulata
A dense, moss-like, mat-forming plant, reaching a maximum size of 4 inches x 2 feet. It is great for walkways and rock gardens.
The foliage is luxuriant emerald-green. The white, star-shape flowers are borne during summer.
The tiny white flowers are borne late spring to early summer.
Hardy zones 3 to 7 in sun or partial shade on moist soil.
It hates clay and hot humid summers.

'Aurea'
Golden-yellow to golden-green foliage, otherwise similar. Prefers partial shade.

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