Rupturewort

Herniaria glabra

Also called Green Carpet

  • Insignificant tiny white flowers have no petals
  • Dense, deep green carpet of tiny teardrop-shaped leaves
  • Evergreen foliage
  • Drought tolerant
  • Tolerates high foot traffic
  • Use between flagstones and in sidewalk cracks
  • Leaves may take on a bronze hue in the winter
  • Bloom Time: June to July

ZONE:
5

COLOUR:
White

HEIGHT:
3-5 cm

SPREAD:
30-45 cm

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


Herniaria grows best in a moist to average, well-drained soil, however, it will adapt to most soil types. Extremely drought tolerant and not easily transplanted because of its taproot.

Characteristics & Attributes


GROWTH RATE:
Medium
ATTRIBUTES:
Xeriscape
FLOWERING TIME:
Summer
FOLIAGE COLOR:
Green (dark)