Soleirolia soleirolii

Irish Moss, Helxine soleirolii, Baby's Tears

The one type grown, Soleirolia soleirolii, is common both in the indoor window garden and the warm-climate rock garden. These creeping plants have tiny, round, bright green leaves that form a dense mat. Use as a ground cover in shady areas away from foot traffic. Keep soil constantly moist. Prune or clip to desired size and shape.
Soleirolia soleirolii, Irish Moss, Helxine soleirolii, Baby's Tears
Leaves on slender trailing stems form a carpet of bright green. May choke out other plants if not cut back.

Attributes - Soleirolia soleirolii

Plant Type: Perennial

Bloom Season: Mid Winter

Flower Color: White

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 2 in. to 4 in.

Width: 2 ft.

Sunlight: Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 10, 11

Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil, Wet Soil. Container Plants.

 
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