PlantsSoleirolia→Baby's Tears (Soleirolia soleirolii)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Plant Height: 2 to 5 inches (5-13cm)
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: May be deciduous in zone 9. Does not tolerate frost.
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Terrariums
Uses: Provides winter interest
Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Suitable as Annual
Suitable for miniature gardens
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Division
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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How To Turn an Aquarium into a TerrariumHow To Turn an Aquarium into a Terrarium
By threegardeners on January 20, 2012

There seems to be a lot of mystery involving terrariums. Mention one and people run away in fear. I don't know why, it's really quite simple. Let me show you.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Plant ID please - ground covering, warm humid climate by Monta82 Aug 19, 2021 6:12 AM 3
Spreading weed in lawn by fi126 Aug 13, 2021 2:54 PM 7
Invasive something or other by Aeolus Aug 31, 2020 11:03 AM 4
Shade Evergreen Ground Covering by Like_Jane Apr 15, 2021 10:03 AM 5
Can someone ID this? by RPK82 Mar 18, 2020 1:57 PM 2
Planting Helxine soleirolii outdoors (aka "mind your own business" by mixygarden Apr 7, 2019 3:30 AM 2
Three mystery plants! by LidahBuaya Nov 4, 2018 6:20 PM 7
Please HELP! by Hotspice Sep 17, 2017 6:40 PM 2
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Nov 28, 2021 7:04 AM 19,842
Welcome to the Shade Gardening Forum! by Trish May 24, 2013 8:31 PM 36

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