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Selaginella uncinata

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
sel-ah-gih-NEL-ah un-sin-AY-tah
Description

A low, spreading groundcover commonly grown in greenhouses, nurseries, and areas along the Gulf Coast.  Native to southern China.  The sole genus of vascular plants in the family Selaginellaceae.

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Selaginella
    Species:
    uncinata
    Family:
    Selaginellaceae
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Ground Cover
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Deep shade (Less than 2 hours to no direct sunlight)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Drainage:
    Moist
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b, 10a, 10b
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Blue
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No