Arenaria serpyllifolia growing subshrub of the genus Arenaria also known as Thyme leaf sandwort, Arenaria serpyllifolia perennial evergreen used as ornamental rock cover and groundcover plant and also as medical plant, can grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-9.

Leaves edible color green in oval shape, leaf size 2-15 mm, the leaves grow on little stems.

Arenaria serpyllifolia plant flower

Flower color white in the size 3-5 mm.

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Requirements for Arenaria serpyllifolia growing and care:

Moist, well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant?
3-10 cm height (1-4 inches), but spread width as long as it possible

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?

General information about the flower
White flowers in the size 3-5 mm

Scientific name:

Arenaria serpyllifolia

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