Appropriately named Irish Moss, as the small, needle-like leaves could be mistaken for moss. It spreads quickly via creeping runners, forming a dense mat in well-drained soil. In spring, small white flowers dot its surface. It can withstand cold winters.
Minuartia growing creeping subshrub of the genus Minuartia also known as Stitchwort or Sandwort, Minuartia perennial evergreen plant, used as ornamental plant and as groundcover plant, can grow in subtropical, mediterranean or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-9.