Irish Moss

Sagina subulata Open Pollinated

  • Evergreen perennial
  • Forms a mat of green foliage
  • Tiny white flowers in spring

Standard seed packet, 500 seeds

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'Irish Moss' seeds

Sagina subulata

  • Evergreen perennial
  • Forms a mat of green foliage
  • Tiny white flowers in spring

Evergreen moss-like perennial growing 5cm tall and spreading 20-30cm wide. Plants form a carpet of green foliage dotted with tiny white solitary flowers in summer. Grow in rock gardens, between pavers or as a lawn substitute. A tough but slow growing plant best suited to cool climates as it is native to Europe and the British Isles.

Also known as 'Caucasian Pearlwort'.

Seeds per gram: 55000
Product code: H2-04

Quick Sowing Guide
Method Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 1mm
Season Winter and early spring
Germination 14-21 days @ 12-15°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Frost Hardy Perennial (short lived)
Plant Spacing 20cm
Plant Height 5cm
Position Part shade, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 120 days

*Notes: Seeds are very small, take care opening packet and handling seeds. Protect from snails and slugs.


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All orders are dispatched from our warehouse in Knoxfield, Victoria, Australia.

We do not deliver overseas.

Shipping cost is calculated using all the items in your shopping cart and your delivery postcode. The table below outlines the delivery options and costs.

Order dispatch time is currently 1-3 business days plus delivery time.
Please note we are unable to guarantee specific delivery dates or delivery timeframes, all delivery times are estimates only.


Order contains: Delivery options: Delivery cost per order
Small seed packets ONLY - Economy Delivery $3.00 or FREE on orders over $25 $5
Parcel Delivery Capped rate of $8.99
Express Delivery $15.00

BULK seed, garden supplies, tools, or accessories -

Parcel Delivery

Capped rate of $8.99

Express Delivery

Starting from $15.00
(Calculated by weight)
Live Plants - Live plants Capped rate of $10.00

*All orders sent to Western Australia are subject to mandatory inspection and fees by Quarantine WA. These fees are included in all shipping costs above.

**We will replace all orders that are lost or damaged in transit however we will not replace or refund orders simply because they were delivered later than estimated. Full details here.


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