Scleranthus biflorus

Scleranthus biflorus

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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.

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

also can revert to (Scleranthus biflorus ssp. uniflorus)

Additional information

Weight 100 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.

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

also can revert to (Scleranthus biflorus ssp. uniflorus)

Additional information

Weight 100 g
Climate

Flowering season

Height

Planting area

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Position

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Flower Colour

Types

143 reviews for Scleranthus biflorus

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  1. Keira M. (verified owner)

    We ordered two Scleranthus and one is nice and compact but the other is rather less dense. Lack of light might be the cause as the delivery to us takes a little longer. They are both doing well however so it will be interesting to see how they develop.

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