Scleranthus biflorus (Scleranthus biflorus ssp. uniflorus)

Scleranthus biflorus (Scleranthus biflorus ssp. uniflorus)

£3.75

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Description

Deep green mound with tiny bronze flowers in mid summer.

Deep green mound often used in Japanese themed gardens as resembles neatly trimmed moss. Easy to grow in any soil that is moist. Can be grown in shady positions or in full sun, with sunny positions bringing a yellow hue to foliage in summer. These are hybrids and so can be either uniflorus or biflorus.

Flowers: Summer

Hardiness: Hardy

Height: 10cm

Spread: 30-50cm

 

Common Name: green moss / flowering knawell / cushion bush

Life Cycle: Perennial

Family: Caryophyllaceae

Foliage:  linear

Basic Colour: ( green )

Flower Colour: bronze

Natural Flowering: July – Ausgust

Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy

Height with Flowers: 10cm

Soil Requirements:  well-drained / average / moist

Soil ph:  acid / alkaline / neutral

Location:  border / rock garden / container / cottage garden / Japanese garden

Usage:  ornamental / ground cover

Pruning:

Tolerates: sun or shade

Origin: New Zealand / Australia

Additional information

Weight 250 g
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Description

Deep green mound with tiny bronze flowers in mid summer.

Deep green mound often used in Japanese themed gardens as resembles neatly trimmed moss. Easy to grow in any soil that is moist. Can be grown in shady positions or in full sun, with sunny positions bringing a yellow hue to foliage in summer. These are hybrids and so can be either uniflorus or biflorus.

Flowers: Summer

Hardiness: Hardy

Height: 10cm

Spread: 30-50cm

 

Common Name: green moss / flowering knawell / cushion bush

Life Cycle: Perennial

Family: Caryophyllaceae

Foliage:  linear

Basic Colour: ( green )

Flower Colour: bronze

Natural Flowering: July – Ausgust

Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy

Height with Flowers: 10cm

Soil Requirements:  well-drained / average / moist

Soil ph:  acid / alkaline / neutral

Location:  border / rock garden / container / cottage garden / Japanese garden

Usage:  ornamental / ground cover

Pruning:

Tolerates: sun or shade

Origin: New Zealand / Australia

Additional information

Weight 250 g
Climate

Flowering season

Height

Planting area

, , ,

Position

, , ,

Flower Colour

Types

83 reviews for Scleranthus biflorus (Scleranthus biflorus ssp. uniflorus)

4.8
Based on 83 reviews
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  1. Diane Ewart (verified owner)

    Much smaller than expected for the price

  2. Lisa (verified owner)

    Incredibly small, 5-6cm diameter, some a little yellow where they became dry on route. Just hoping they survive.

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