Scotch and Irish Moss
Evergreen, Ground covers, Perennials
Low evergreen plants carpet the ground creating a dense mat of mosslike foliage; small white flowers in late spring and summer. They are often used as lawn substitutes, between steppingstones, or for velvety green patches in rock gardens. Can be invasive; hard to eradicate in well-watered gardens. Providing good drainage is recommended.Arenaria montana
Grows to 2–4 in. high; weak stems up to 1 ft. long are usually covered with soft hairs. Leaves grayish green, 1/2–3/4 in. long. Good plant to let trail over rocks or tumble over a low wall.
This is the common species. Smaller in all its parts than P. grandiflora, with leaves to 2 in...
Deciduous, from China and Japan. Grows to 8–15 ft. tall and wide; horizontal branching pattern g...
Growing 2 ft. tall and 2 1/2 ft. wide, this variety carries bright lime green flowers over its medium ...