• Zone 4,5,6,7,8,9,3
  • Categories Mosses
  • Exposure Full Shade,Sun & Shade
  • Ships Year Round
  • Height At Maturity Under 3 Feet
  • Usage Flower Gardens & Beds
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Hedwigia Moss


$6.99 - $599.99


SKU: 395

Product Description

Hedwigia Moss is a Low-Profile Cushion Moss

Hedwigia Moss, also called white-tipped moss, is an evergreen perennial moss. These plants form a low-profile cushion that can grow up to one inch tall and one foot across, or sometimes more. The individual stems of this moss range from red to brown, and they spread widely. Leaves can be found surrounding and along the moss’ stems, and the distribution of leaves is somewhat dense. Certain birds, including the American Robin and the Barn Swallow, often use this moss to construct their nests.

Hedwigia Moss Helps Provide Gardens and Landscapes with a Natural Look

 It uses either solid materials or acidic rocks as a substrate, and it can also grow in dolomite or limestone with a high pH. This moss is adaptable to various surfaces, like logs, soil, and roofing. Since it’s able to tolerate a lot of sunlight, as well as drier conditions, it’s a good option for rooftop or rock gardens. Hedwigia Moss is found in Illinois, specifically in the northeast, east-central and southern areas. The most common habitats for this moss in Illinois include canyons with sandstone walls, rocky ridges, limestone rock faces, boulders and rocks found on woodland trails, stone walls of churches, and various roofing materials. It is found in other parts of North and South America, Australia, Africa, and Eurasia.

Sometimes the tips of the moss’ leaves can be translucent white, and this varies in appearance. The amount of whiteness at the tips will change based on where the moss is found. The white tips are also what distinguishes this type of moss from other kinds. As the moss leaves age, they may become even more white and translucent before withering. Hedwigia moss is used as a beautiful, bright green ground cover in landscape designs. This type of moss has a different appearance than other varieties and stands out in a garden. The plant’s tendrils are long and bright green, and the plant has distinctive edges, which add to its attractiveness. It provides gardens and landscapes with a natural look, and it grows well in a variety of conditions and soils.

Hedwigia moss For Every Landscape Design and Project

Flowering Time: This plant has no flower; it is a non-flowering moss that works mainly as a ground cover.

Soil Requirements: Can grow in most terrains, including pavement, roofs, sidewalks, and even walls, as well as in dirt, bark chips, or forest floors. Hedwigia Moss makes a great green roof.

Pruning: Grows outward, not upward. If moss begins to look scraggly, trimming can be done to get the desired look. However, regular pruning is unnecessary.

Flower Form: No flower, a plush green moss with long “arm” looking limbs stretching outward and giving a wool carpet look. Limbs could also make it look coral-like.

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