Resurrection Plant (Selaginella lepidophylla)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Dry
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 1 to 2 inches
Plant Spread: 6 to 12 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Other: Does not produce flowers.
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Reproduce by single celled spores
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil


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Discussion Threads about this plant
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growing rose of jericho from seed by katydid2 Jun 15, 2019 6:33 PM 9
Just Add Water - What is this? by Xeramtheum Dec 3, 2017 12:22 PM 9
Cactus and tender succulents chat 2017 by Dutchlady1 Jun 10, 2019 6:45 AM 1,215
Rose of Jericho/ resurrection plant question! by muffin Nov 11, 2018 10:51 AM 24
Indoor plant that tolerates poor drainage and windsills by keithp2012 Jun 3, 2015 7:39 AM 11
Resurrection Plant - Selaginella lepidophylla by tarev Jan 12, 2015 11:24 AM 15

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