Funny little spike moss that forms an upright clump of acid green to ochre foliage that turns bright russet red and pink in cooler weather. This moss is actually easy to grow in rich soil in a woodland with regular moisture. Forms little new platelets at the leaf tips and they drop off an wah lah new plants. Thrives in containers. Protect from blasting sun and avoid total drought. They thrive in the most humid atmosphere you can find. Near a pond margin or in the spray zone of a waterfall. I even mist mine mine in the ground when it gets over 90ºF for an extended time. Mosses are cool. To 6″ x 6″.
Family: Selaginellaceae Genus: Selaginella
Plant type: Herbaceous perennial
Biomes/Growing conditions: Mesic, Oregon Coast
Sun exposure: Part Shade, Shade
USDA Hardiness zone: Zn7b 10º to 5ºF
Foliage color: Bronze/Orange, Light Green
Foliage season: Evergreen