Falling for Spikemoss

We were recently admiring the lovely russet fall coloration of a mat of Selaginella uncinata. This lovely woodland groundcover from Central China and south into Vietnam, has a lovely metallic blue hue during the growing season, but we also like this change to the semi-evergreen foliage in fall. This is such a great, well-behaved garden performer, wer’re surprised it isn’t more widely grown. Equally surprising is that it’s taken temperatures as low as -15F in western Michigan for many years.

Selaginella uncinata

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