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Stellaria Media

Botanical Name:

Stellaria media

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How to Grow
Water
Low
Water sparingly, allowing the mix to nearly dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Partial Sun - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Soil
Clay, Rich, Loam, pH 4.8-7.3
Heat Tolerant
90°F / 32°C
Cold Tolerant
-16°F / -4°C
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Dec

Plant Type

Annual, Groundcover, Edible, Herb

Lifespan

Annual Zones 4-11

Plant Height

0.4-1.8 ft / 0.1-0.5 m

Flower

Small white blooms with five split petals appear along, or at the apex of the stems.

Fruit

Tiny reddish-brown seed capsules.

Benefits
Ornamental

Petite white flowers that grow along stems of oval and opposite leaves sprawl across the ground.

Attracts

Butterflies

Songbirds

Taxonomy

Order

Caryophyllales

Family

Caryophyllaceae

Genus

Stellaria

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