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Irish Moss Crispy in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Sagina subulata 'Crispy'

 

Irish Moss 'Crispy'

Sagina subulata is a low-growing compact colour and texture plant. It is grown primarily for the lush foliage, soft feel and appearance. It will take light foot traffic.It is suitable as ground-cover, or along paths, between paving stones and cracks, or in small containers. 'Crispy' has deep green foliage and dainty little white flowers in Spring. Good groundcover plant.

 
plant Features
  • Irish Moss Crispy likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Irish Moss Crispy likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Irish Moss Crispy is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Irish Moss Crispy likes all soil conditions

    All soil conditions

 
plant information

Common name

Irish Moss 'Crispy'

Latin name

Sagina subulata 'Crispy'

type

evergreen perennial

family

Caryophyllaceae

ph

5.0 - 8.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Irish Moss Crispy likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Irish Moss Crispy is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Irish Moss Crispy likes all soil conditions

    All soil conditions

  • Water

    Irish Moss Crispy likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Irish Moss Crispy is 0.30meters x 0.15meters 0.30 M 0.15 M

Sagina subulata 'Crispy'

Sagina subulata is a low-growing compact colour and texture plant. It is grown primarily for the lush foliage, soft feel and appearance. It will take light foot traffic.It is suitable as ground-cover, or along paths, between paving stones and cracks, or in small containers. 'Crispy' has deep green foliage and dainty little white flowers in Spring. Good groundcover plant.


Planting young plants

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

Plant 6" x 6" (15 x 15 cm) apart - that's 36 plants per square meter to metric people (or you can divide up chunky plug plants and grow on in small pots before planting out). Happy in most soil types (but avoid constantly waterlogged / boggy conditions. Not suitable for areas where dogs may foul as their mess will kill it where it falls!

 

Flowering

From Early Summer TO Early Autumn

Sagina have lime green lance shaped leaves, and bloom in the summer carrying tiny white flowers.

 
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