$4.50 – $8.95
Sun: Full to Part
Flowers: The 5 petals are notched so they almost look like 10 petals.
Leaves: The opposite leaves are linear.
This plant makes a very nice low growing ground cover that has a showy blanket of white flowers, mostly in mid to late spring. It will cascade over a wall and grow between cracks in the rocks. It grows best on sandy, gravelly and rocky soils, but will grow in a well-drained garden soil also. This is a very useful plant for landscaping!
Food Uses: The young plants can be eaten as raw or cooked greens.
Name: Named for the chickens and tiny birds that eat its seeds.