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Selaginella uvea /Peacock Moss

Selaginella uvea  / Selaginella uvea
Ground cover planting of rich foliage during the summer
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Ground cover planting of rich foliage during the summer

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Scientific Name: Selaginella uvea
Common Name: Peacock Moss
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: to 1 foot
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Ground covers
Comments: This perennial forms a creeping mat and is especially effective where small units of mossy green ground covers are needed like in containers, planted among stones, pavers, tucked into wall crevices, and other places where details are important. It will grow in shallow soil provided the medium is kept moist.