Common Name: Irish Moss or Pearlwort
Zones 4 to 9.
Full sun to part shade.
Plants reach 1 inch tall and 6 to 12 inches wide;
very low moss-like ground cover.
Growth rate: Moderate.
Evergreen groundcover spreads slowly to form a dense, very low moss-like carpet of bright shamrock-green feathery foliage. Tiny white flowers appear in late spring to summer.
Tolerant of sandy or rocky soil, Sagina needs regular moisture, but detest both drought and soggy wet soils. Do not plant in a hot, dry location as this shallow-rooted plant may require daily watering in hot, dry weather.
Ten (10) plants in 4.5 inch containers per flat (or tray).