Scotch Moss

Sagina subulata

  • Scotch Moss
  • Scotch Moss
  • Flower name
    Scotch Moss
  • Scientific name
    Sagina subulata
  • Aliasサギナ, Scotch Moss, Corsican pearlwort, スコッチモス, heath pearlwort, Irish-moss
  • Place of originEuropean
  • Place of floweringGarden, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July, August

What is Scotch Moss

Irish moss (scientific name: Sagina subulata) is an evergreen perennial of European origin, Caryophyllaceae family Sagina genus. Late spring to summer, a small white flower blooms. Usage: Ground cover, potted plant.

General name : Irish moss, Also known as: Sagina, heath pearlwort, Corsican pearlwort (Pearlwort), Scotch Moss (Scotch Moss), Mofrich,Herd length: 10 cm, flowering period: May to August, Flower color: White, Flower Diameter: 0.4 - 0.5 cm.


  • Order
    Caryophyllales
  • Family
    Caryophyllaceae
  • Genus
    Sagina
  • Species
    S. subulata
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    Linear
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeEvergreen perennial
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 10.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.4 ~ 0.5 cm

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