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.
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
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.