NEW Leucobryum "Babies" Tray -- Shade or Sun -- Border edging, Fairy Gardens, Bonsai OUT OF STOCK -- Check back later
Atrichum angustatum Tray -- Shade and Sun -- Out of Stock -- Check back later
Atrichum angustatum, commonly called Star Moss, which is a small moss that holds soil in place with its compact growth patterns. Tolerant of a variety of pH levels. This upright grower works well on nutrient-poor and disturbed soils. Very little change in green appearance from wet vs. dry states but some shriveling is apparent. Male cups offer b...
Atrichum undulatum MIX Tray -- Shade/Partial Sun -- Out of Stock -- Check Back Later
Atrichum undulatum has a common name, big star moss, because of its star-like shape. The plants are slightly bigger in size than its cousin, Atrichum angustatum, growing to 1-2 inches high. Atrichum undulatum prefers shade but will tolerate some partial sun. This upright-growing moss is a good species for lawns because it maintains a consistent ...
Ceratodon purpureus Tray -- Sun -- Rock walls, patios, moss features... and Bonsai! NEW INVENTORY
Ceratodon purpureus – This tiny moss has brilliant, deep green color with magnificent red sporophytes. It grows upright in dense mound colonies that feel like velvet to the touch. Be forewarned, Ceratodon may go through a dormant or adjustment phase when it turns brown for a while. It can appear dead but patient waiting reveals that it will reju...
Climacium americanum Tray -- Shade/Part Sun Moss Lawns, Paths, Features, Rock Gardens Hardy to foot traffic -- Solution for stormwater runoff -- soggy areas
Climacium americanum is commonly called Tree Moss. It gets its name from the fact that it grows in colonies that appear like forests of little trees. Actually, upper canopy of tree moss is much larger than most all other mosses, about .75-1.5” in spread and a height of 1-3”. New growth will be deep green while older growth or colonies in too muc...
Dicranum scoparium Tray -- Shade -- Heat Tolerant -- Lawns, Features, Rock Gardens
Dicranum scoparium is a soft brilliant green moss species which grows in mounds and prefers acid soils or rock substrates. Usually it thrives best in shady locations. Called Mood Moss by many florists, Dicranum is known commonly in the scientific world as Windswept or Broom Moss because of the way the individual plants have leaves that curve. Al...
Entodon seductrix Tray -- VERSATILE SPECIES -- Shade or Sun -- Lawns, Patios, Features, Walls, Roofs, Rock Gardens
Entodon seductrix might be called Shiny Sexy Moss. This shiny green moss grows prostrate and hugs surfaces in flat colonies. And, don't you think its second name sounds "sexy?" It attaches quickly to all types of surfaces from acidic soil to concrete substrates. It exhibits amazing fast-growing properties. A versatile moss, it is a good candidat...
Hedwigia ciliata Tray -- Shade or Sun -- Rock Walls, Gravel Paths, Patios, Roofs, Rock Gardens. Waterfalls
Hedwigia ciliata is named after the father of bryology, Johannes Hedwig. He might wonder at the common name of Dreadlock Moss. Or maybe be flattered that kids like to call it Hedwig Moss after the owl's name in Harry Potter books. This moss grows in loose colonies with the rhizoids grouped as a “foot” to attach it. It is deep, dark green with li...
Hylocomium brevirostre Tray -- Shade/Part Sun Lawns, Paths, Rock Gardens, Features, Waterfalls
The term “fluffy” is the most accurate description of Hylocomium brevirostre. 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 Tray -- Shade/Partial Sun Lawns, Focal Features, Rock Gardens, Paths
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...
Leucobryum Tray -- Shade or Sun -- Lawns, Focal Features, Paths, Rock Gardens
Called Pincushion Moss, Leucobryum glaucum and Leucobryum albidum 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 ...
Mixed Species Tray -- SHADE -- Lawns, Features, Rock Gardens
Mosses are social. Often species grow together in the same colonies. Mountain Moss is now offering trays that contain different species intertwined with each other. The combination of species provides various textures and different shades of green (or maybe even golden overtones). Trays include a selection of compatible mosses appropriate for sh...
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 ...