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Acaena inermis 'Purpurea'
Common Name: New Zealand Burr Family: Rosaceae (The Rose Family)

An excellent ground cover especially for crawling over gravel paths or stones. Gorgeous purple-blue-grey foliage with cherry pink stems. Small spherical flower heads flower white and then age to red. Also can be used for trailing from containers.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia and the Pacific - Australasia

ClassEvergreen Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom ColourRed
Heightunder 4" Bloom TimeSummer
Spread12-24" FragranceNo
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Sun Foliage ColourBurgundy/Red/Purple
Soil MoistureAverage Dry Drought Tolerant Stem ColourPink
Hardiness6-9 BerriesNo
BC Native

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