Golden Club Moss, Krauss' Spikemoss, Trailing Spike Moss
Selaginella kraussiana 'Aurea'

Family: Selaginellaceae
Genus: Selaginella (sell-lah-gi-NEL-uh) (Info)
Species: kraussiana (krau-see-AY-nuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Aurea
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Category:

Perennials

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 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)

Sun Exposure:

Partial to Full Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:

N/A

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Other details:

May be a noxious weed or invasive

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

Soil pH requirements:

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:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

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

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Niceville, Florida

Stone Mountain, Georgia

Piedmont, Missouri

Cincinnati, Ohio

Cleveland, Ohio

Bayside, Texas

San Antonio, Texas

Arlington, Virginia

Vancouver, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Dec 7, 2004, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

Absolutely gorgeous chartruese groundcover. Fast grower. Prefers full shade but will grow with a little sun, too. In zone 6, it will die back, but in zones 7 and higher, it will remain evergreen.