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Sabulina michauxii

Common Name(s):

Previously known as:

  • Arenaria stricta
Phonetic Spelling
miss-SHOW-ee-eye
Description

Season: late spring to summer

Site: Rocky soil; often found in rock crevices

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#sun#full sun#wildflowers#rock gardens#rocky soils tolerant
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#sun#full sun#wildflowers#rock gardens#rocky soils tolerant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Sabulina
    Species:
    michauxii
    Family:
    Caryophyllaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    E. Canada to Central & E. U.S.A
    Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
    rocky soil
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Wildflower
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Texture:
    Shallow Rocky
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
  • Flowers:
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Summer
    Flower Petals:
    4-5 petals/rays
    Flower Description:
    This plant has small, five-petal flowers. Petals are rounded or slightly notched.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Opposite
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    This plant has opposite, needle-like leaves with tufts of shorter leaves in axis. Leaves are often matted.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Rock Garden