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Green Carpet Rupturewort Herniaria glabra

Exposure
  • Part Sun to Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
Mature Size
3" 6"
Height
2" - 3"
Spread
4" - 6"
  • Details

    Features

    This lovely green creeper is aptly named; its small, flat size and spreading habit create a carpet of green. Green Carpet can withstand light foot traffic.

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Annual
    Height Category: 
    Short
    Garden Height: 
    2 - 3 Inches
    Spacing: 
    4 - 6 Inches
    Spread: 
    4 - 6 Inches
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green
    Habit: 
    Trailing
    Container Role: 
    Spiller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Sun to Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Early Summer
    Hardiness Zones: 
    7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a, 11b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses: 
    Lawn Substitute
    Uses Notes: 

    Use in rock gardens, specimen plantings and containers

    Maintenance Notes: 

    Easy Care.

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    Browse reviews from people who have grown this plant.
    • I'm replacing my lawn with this--it's beautiful and tough, but slow growing. I'm having a heck of a time with grass growing up through it.

      KT
      , California
      , United States
      , 10 years ago
    • live z5b survived 2 winters with snow cover

      Liz
      , Maine
      , United States
      , 10 years ago
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