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Leptinella squalida 'Platt's Black'

Brass Buttons

Plant Type: Perennial
FULL sun to MORNING sun/AFTERNOON shade

Bronze-black, fern-like foliage forms a carpet-mat with outstanding texture. Small yellow button-like flowers in June and July. Needs more shade in hot climates.


Height

2"

Spread

12"

Growth Habit

SPILLER (low/trailing)

Landscape Application:

Excellent groundcover for crevices and pathways. Tolerates moderate foot traffic.

Leptinella squalida 'Platt's Black' Plant Care:

Needs well drained, consistently moist soil. Prefers acidic soil. Does not tolerate drought.

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 4 (-30/-20F)

Brass Buttons Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest

MIDSEASON (May-June), LATE (July-frost)

Mid Season (May - June)
Late Season (July - frost)
Soil Moisture Needs

Moderate soil moisture.

Moderate
Special Benefits
Ground Cover
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant

Brass Buttons Additional Information

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