|Blue Job's Tears - Pilea glauca|
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Common name: Blue Job’s Tears
Botanical name: Pilea glauca
Why would you want it?
Blue Job’s tears is a popular plant for mixed planters, terrariums and Miniature Gardens. The blue leaves give interesting contrast to other green foliage.
What is its best feature?
It is a fast growing spreading plant with decorative blue green leaves. It self-branches.
How would you grow it?
It will trail out over a pot and survives some drying out between waterings. It can take full sun but does well in less light as a house plant.
What would you do with it in a Miniature Garden?
Blue Job’s tears is one of the best groundcover plants. It will fill in an area and spill over the edge of your container. Trim to shape as necessary.