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Leptinella squalida ‘Platt's Black’

brass buttons

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Features

  • BloomsMay to July
  • Height0.03m
  • Spread0.3m
  • Speed of GrowthFast
  • Growth HabitLow spreading
  • Flower ColourDark gold
  • Leaf ColourChocolate brown and white, bright green at growing tip.

Description

Leptinella squalida ‘Platt's Black’ (brass buttons). A low growing perennial with pinate, chocolate brown and white leaves.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Alpine or Fern-like

Origin

Oregon, USA.

Interest and use

Used mainly for its foliage and habit for ground cover.

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Needs

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

Cultivation

Prefers well drained, light soil. Water in dry periods.

Propagation

By runners.

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