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Leptinella potentilida

verdigris brass buttons

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Features

  • BloomsMay to August
  • Height0.03m
  • Spread0.3m
  • Speed of GrowthFast
  • Growth HabitCarpet
  • Flower ColourDark gold.
  • Leaf ColourGrey, green

Description

Leptinella potentilida (verdigris brass buttons). Similar to L. squalida in forming a dense mat of fern-like leaves, although the leaves are slightly more grey and green in colour.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Alpine or Fern-like

Origin

Oregon, USA.

Interest and use

Grown as a rockery plant or for path edging and ground cover, mainly for its foliage interest.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -35°C)
  • SoilLight
  • WaterSemi-moist or Moist

Cultivation

Prefers light soil, but not fussy. Water in dry periods.

Propagation

By runner.

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