How to grow Minuartia stellata

Minuartia stellata growing creeping subshrub of the genus Minuartia also known as Stitchwort or Sandwort, Minuartia stellata perennial evergreen plant, used as ornamental plant and grow on rocks as groundcover plant, can grow in subtropical, mediterranean or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-9.

Leaves color green in triangular shape, the leaves small and grow in rosette structure.

Minuartia stellata flower

Flower color white in star shape.

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How to grow Minuartia stellata growing and care:

Rocks, well-drained soil, rich soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / 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:
All year

How to prune:
Dead parts

Size of the plant:
1-5cm, 0.2-2 inches, and widely as long as given

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

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

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun / Half shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

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

Blooming information

Bloom season?

General information about the flower:
Small star shape white flowers

Scientific name:

Minuartia stellata

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