Desert moss

Arenaria 'Wallowa Mountain'

Desert moss, Arenaria Wallowa Mountain Plant Select
Evergreen, exceptionally short and compact groundcover native to Oregon. Fine-textured bright green foliage resembles moss yet is very drought-tolerant. Superb for xeric and fairy gardens, permanent containers, between paving stones in paths and on patios, and as a companion to hardy cacti and succulents. Thrives in sun or partial shade.
Plant Type Petites
Height 1/2-1 inches
Width 8-12 inches
Flowering Season Spring
Flower Color Insignificant
Sun Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Moderate to xeric
USDA Hardiness Zone Zones 4-8
Soil Type Loam, sandy
Deer Resistant Yes
Good for Pollination No
Winter Interest Yes
North American Native Yes
Year Introduced 2015
Annual Commercial Maintenance No maintenance, let it grow. Brush lightly if there is any winter die back.
5-10 Year Commercial Maintenance No maintenance, long lived plant that is well behaved.
Elevation Guide Up to 8125 ft