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Herniaria glabra

Rupturewort (Green Carpet)

Evergreen carpeter with tiny leaves that turn bronze in winter. Self sows. Makes a good ground cover in place of grass in sunny areas. Tolerates heavy foot traffic. Space on 6"-10" centers.


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$6.89
Commercial Login
  • Category:Stepables®
  • Hardiness Zone:5-10
  • Height:1-3 Inches
  • Spread:10-12 Inches
  • Bloom Color: White

Prefers full sun to light shade and requires well-drained soil. Drought tolerant once established. Does not tolerate clay soil. Due to its taproot it is nort readily divided, but it will provide ample seedlings.

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Exposure
Full Sun
Sun/Light Shade
Light Shade
Groundcover Foot-Traffic Tolerances
Heavy
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Flowering Months
July
Foliage Color
Green