Freezes to a black mush, but readily comes back. It is in a sheltered site by the foundation of my house. The tiny leaves dies back after the first severe frost nights in autumn, but grows back in spring.
I am trying to find it in seed so that I can fill in some small areas which have not done well with potted versions. I;ve never see any larvae on it, though. During the summer I water it once a day with the hose and the sprinkler system waters twice a day mornings.
I live in Las Vegas, Nevada and had 3 flats of Baby Tears setting on the north side of my house for a couple of years. As others have noted, nothing kills it.
I hope to have another pot of it sometime soon as I left that one behind at a previous job by accident. Oh one last thing, an instructor I had for a ground cover course once, many many years ago told us that if you want to "seed" this plant over an area, just pull some up, chop it up with a razor blade, and sprinkle it over the area where you want it.
I note the positive comments on the site generally come from extreme climatic areas such as Seattle or Nevada or where it has been seen or grown indo That said it is a fairly attractive groundcover plant, or as a substitute for grass, if able to be contained.
Possible solution to invasive Soleirolia Helxine soleirolii: Do your spraying in the morning to lessen the chance of spray drift. Personally I love this plant, it gives a nice established look to new gardens by the way it will co This plant is impossible to pull up as well due to the thick mat of roots.
Ranks right up there with Oenothera, Pampas grass, Scotch broom and other plants that LOOK niche at first, but then the spread, and spread.
I use a professional lawn treatment company and they refuse to treat a lawn badly affected by this plant. This lawn is moderately shady and composed mostly of bluegrass, a poor choice for California.
There is not enough water here in the Sierra Foothills for it to be invasive, so there is only a patch under my faucet. And yet, I have just returned from a garden shop selling pots of it.
That is the spot where the peat moss helped some. So it spreads everywhere and I am convinced that it has smothered some of my favourite prennnials. I would like it to do what it does at the local nursery-- drape out over the edge of the black pond liner, and disguise it.
As other posters said, it needs a constantly moist enviornment. It will not grow under a China Berry tree. I seriously thought that this pernicious little invader was some form of Speedwell. John Howley ps - Apparently this little blighter is edible - anyone heard about that?Browse pictures and read growth / cultivation information about Baby's Tears, Angel's Tears, Mind-your-own-business (Soleirolia soleirolii) supplied by member gardeners in the PlantFiles database a.
Best known as an indoor plant, baby's tears, or mind your own business, makes an attractive and maintenance-free alternative to grass as. Find help & information on Soleirolia soleirolii mind-your-own-business from the RHS Search.
Join the RHS; Home; Menu; Search; Social If you enter just a plant name, you will see results from the old RHS Plant Finder and Selector databases Soleirolia soleirolii mind-your-own-business. The plant with so many common names - Paddy's Wig, Corsican Creeper, Friendship Plant, Bread and Cheese, Baby's Tears, Paddy's Tears, The Pollyanna Vine - the list is endless.
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Mind-your-own-business, Soleirolia soleirolii, is a creeping perennial with tiny flowers and leaves. The branching stems root as they spread, forming a dense mat of foliage that few plants can grow through.
The plant will soon take hold on any soil or lawn, although it’s particularly prevalent in. May 27, · Mind your own business is the name of the plant?
That really is funny, but interesting enough to catch attention and learn the flower more. I also know of a plant called dama de noche, and in english, it means lady of the night.Download