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Irish Moss as a ground cover- will it thrive in sun?

I really like everything about Irish Moss as a ground cover alternate to grass but I am not sure it can grow in sunny areas. Can it? If not, can you suggest anything with similar characteristics? Low lying, plush carpet mat like.
Last Updated: Apr 23, 2012  |  173 Views

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Irish moss will do well in a sunny site in cooler climates, so it will probably do well in our climate, if the area doesn’t get baked in the summer.  It needs moisture and a retentive, gritty and well-drained soil.  If you think the area is too sunny and hot,  you  might want to try some of the low growing sedum varieties, or even creeping thyme, which is lovely and fragrant when stepped upon. 

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