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Leptinella squallida 'Platt's Black'
Common Name: Brass Buttons Family: Asteraceae (The Aster Family)

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A low carpet of feathery foliage makes this an excellent ground cover and lawn replacement. 'Platt's Black' has dainty, bronze, ferny foliage that spreads to make a soft mat. Small yellow button-like blossoms are a subtle addition in the summer months.

Geogrpahical Origin:

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourYellow 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Heightunder 4'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread8-12'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureSun Part Sun Part Shade  Foliage ColourGreen Burgundy/Red/Purple 
Soil MoistureAverage Dry  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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