Irish Moss is a beautiful and durable moss
Irish Moss- Sagina Subulata
Plant Height: 1-2cm, 0-1 inches
Plant Width: 15-30cm, 6-12 inches
Shade: prefers full to partial shade
Soil Type: Prefers a moist soil
Irish Moss spreads rapidly creating soft, carpet-like coverage
The plant's seeds are smooth and triangle shaped. Tiny, white, star-shaped flowers cover this plant's thick, green foliage. The plant's flowers during late spring, early summer, mid-summer, and late summer. Since this plant's best growth is in moist soil, it is essential to water this plant, especial during dry spells. Without moisture, this plant's foliage will begin to turn to brown. If used for ground coverage and edging provide this plant with adequate drainage and moisture. This plant has various uses and can be used as a deer resistant.
Irish Moss has little white flowers in the Spring and Summer
For best growth potential, this plant should be grown in containers or areas where light and moisture levels can be controlled. It is dark green and grows in dense patches. From early Spring to late Summer, Irish moss forms small white flowers that cover most of the plant. The flowers are entirely white and feature five petals around a light green center. Irish Moss is a perfect moss for a home.