Hylocomium brevistore Tray -- Shade/Partial Sun
The term “fluffy” is the most accurate description of Hylocomium brevistore. A light green shade, plants have a tendency to rise above the soil surface in loose organization even though it is a technically a sideways grower. A shade lover, Hylocomium tolerates some partial sunspots that may occur during the day. When dry, its color gets lighter ...
Hypnum imponens Mat -- Shade/Partial Sun
Hypnum species are referred to as common Log or Fern Mosses. It will grow on a variety of substrates including vertical surfaces. Its green color can range from brilliant to a darker, yellow-green state. Please note: Like Thuidium, this moss may have a transitional bright yellow stage. It grows in shade and partial sun locations. IMPORTANT – REA...
Hypnum imponens Tray -- Shade/Partial Sun
Hypnum species are referred to as common Log or Fern Mosses. It will grow on a variety of substrates including vertical surfaces. Its green color can range from brilliant to a darker, yellow-green state. It is a sideways growing moss species. Please note: Like Thuidium, this moss may have a transitional bright yellow stage. It grows in shade and...
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Leucobryum glaucum Tray -- Shade or Sun
Called Pincushion Moss, Leucobryum glaucum mounds are deep to light green depending upon its moisture content. It grows on a variety of substrates including rich, acidic soils to barren, sandy locations. It gets tiny golden brown sporophytes during all seasons. Also, it sometimes is covered with fragmented white leaf tips during asexual reproduc...
Mnium hornum Tray -- Shade/Partial Shade-- Currently Out of Stock -- Check back later
Mnium hornum is characterized by its small oval leaves that cascade intricately along a single plant stem that doesn’t branch. It is a great option for wet and shady locations. In a feature section of your moss garden, it provides great contrasting colors and textures. Mnium hormun plants can grow ¾ of an inch to 2 inches tall. IMPORTANT – READ ...
Plagiomnium ciliare Tray -- Shade/Partial Shade
Plagiomnium ciliare has distinctively different looking males (flower-like shape) and females (frond shape). In this alluring species, one notices first the pedal-like aspect of the plant as its colonies sprawl out over the surface. Next, the transparency in its green leaves make it a fantastic option in any moss project. This species has a glow...
Platygerian repens Tray -- Shade/Partial Sun
Talk about a sideways-growing, thin moss that adheres tightly to substrate surfaces – it’s Platygerian repens. It’s dark color when dry has prompted a common name of Dirty Green moss. However, when wet, it displays appealing green to the eye. This species offers a great option for flat moss lawns, green roofs, living walls and paver/stone applic...
Polytrichum commune Tray -- Shade or Sun
Polytrichum commune is one of the tallest mosses and definitely has the tallest sporophytes, Haircap Moss provides erosion control solutions holding the soil tightly in place. Plants are a deep green with dramatic changes in appearance based upon moisture content. Leaves will tightly curl around the stem when dry and within a minute will unfurl ...
Polytrichum juniperinum Tray -- Currently Out of Stock
Polytrichum juniperinum plants are smaller in diameter (skinnier) but almost as tall as Polytrichum commune. Like its counterpart provides erosion control solutions holding the soil tightly in place. Plants are a deep, blue-ish green (like juniper blue) with dramatic changes in appearance based upon moisture content. Leaves will tightly curl aro...
Rhodobryum ontariense Tray -- Shade -- Currently out of stock
Rhodobryum ontariense has been called Rose Moss (and there is another species named Rhodobryum roseum most often found in Europe). This beautiful moss resembles green flower blossoms in its hydrated state. The medium-green leaves form a rosette reminiscent of a tiny flower. The most important part about planting this moss is that it changes dram...
Shade Moss Deluxe Sampler Tray
Selected mosses that tolerate shade/partial sun are featured in this Shade Moss Deluxe Sampler Tray. You'll be pleased with this collection of various bryophyte types which may include: Dicranum, Climacium, Polytrichum, Hypnum, Hylocomium, Leucobryum, Thuidium and/or Entodon. Exceptional specimens may be in sporophytic state. Selection of specie...