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PlantFiles: Club Moss
Selaginella martensii 'Rainbow'

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Family: Selaginellaceae
Genus: Selaginella (sell-lah-gi-NEL-uh) (Info)
Species: martensii
Cultivar: Rainbow

5 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Groundcovers
Perennials
Ponds and Aquatics

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Partial to Full Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
N/A

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Deciduous
Herbaceous

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From spores

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Thumbnail #1 of Selaginella martensii by Plantcrazii

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Plantcrazii On Mar 21, 2007, Plantcrazii from Dallas, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

I think these are one of the most intersting plants that I've ever had. They are so pretty even though they are an evergreen.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Oldsmar, Florida
Cleveland, Ohio



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