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Green Carpet

Herniaria glabra
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Annuals & Perennials Size Chart

Annuals & Perennials Size Chart

Evergreen perennial forms a dense mat of tightly knit, deep green, very fine foliage that takes on a red hue in winter. Used as container plant, groundcover and between pavers. 

Plant with Coral Bells


  • Landscape Size: 1"-3" tall, width varies
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun or Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • USDA Zone: 5a
  • Growth Habit: Compact, Trailing
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Attributes: Deer Resistant, Evergreen

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Tolerant of most soil types. Cut back foliage in early spring. Feed with an all purpose plant food. As groundcover, space plants 6"-12" apart. Tolerant of light foot traffic.



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