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botanical name:
Sagina subulata 'Aurea'
Sagina subulata 'Aurea' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Pearlwort
synonyms:  Sagina glabra 'Aurea'
family:  Caryophyllaceae
characteristics: perennial, ground-cover
height: 0.01m
width: 0.20m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: prostrate
leaf colour: yellow & green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Mat forming with slender, rooting stems of pointed, linear, yellow-green leaves, about 1cm long. Small 5-petalled white flowers borne on short stems in summer.

Moist but well drained, poorish, acid to neutral soil in full sun or light shade in hot locations. Dislikes hot, dry conditions.

Low ground cover for rock gardens, alpine beds or between paving.

other notes:
From central and western Europe.
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