Sagina subulata

Corsican Pearlwort, Pearlwort, Irish Moss
$11.95 ea.
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Lush deep green moss-like carpet of foliage 1" tall. Tiny translucent star-shaped white flowers add to its beauty in spring. Irish Moss is just the ground cover you need for rock gardens and planting between stepping stones or pavers. Our plant spacing recommendations are based on how quickly these plants will spread in their first season of growth.

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Plant Type Perennials, Groundcovers


Height Short 1"

Spacing Plant 12" apart

Bloom Time Early Spring to Late Spring

Sun / Shade Full Sun to Half Sun / Half Shade

Zones 4-8

Soil Type Normal

Water Needs Medium

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Planting Sites

  • Groundcovers
  • Humidity Tolerant
  • Foot Traffic Tolerant

Sagina General Information

Sagina subulata are able to withstand light foot traffic. Lush, fresh appearance with dainty white flowers in spring. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

Sagina Plant Care

Prefers evenly moist, compost-rich soil. Likes a lot of moisture, but not wet feet. May need to be protected from hot afternoon sun in the south. Can be a replacement lawn for cool summer areas. Can be divided in fall.