baby's tears


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baby's tears

baby's tears

Low creeping plant shiny round leaves and little white flowers is famous for getting out of control. Soleirolia soleirolii is resistant to all weed-killers, meaning it has serious life force. Little is written about it except it’s apparently edible (even for reptile pets) and gardeners hate it.
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Baby's tears grow below and Mexican feather grass in back.
The baby's mother was out drinking with friends and it was her drunken father who responded to the baby's tears.
With the help of her landscaper she found baby's tears, a dense, tiny-leafed ground covering, to be the perfect transition between the slate patio and the surrounding plant life.
Baby's tears growing between cast pavers create the bold look of a mod rug in this San Francisco courtyard, which maintains a serene air even as the light changes from spectacular to subdued.
Cycads, Blechnum ferns, and tender baby's tears fill the garden beds.
Other candidates include baby's tears, dwarf thyme, and Irish moss.
Beneath the arbor, the patio is covered by diagonally set concrete pavers with baby's tears planted in the seams between them.