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Cotula squalida 'Platt's Black'

Brass Buttons
Zone: 10a, 10b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Exposure: Part Shade
Height: Maximum 3 feet
Width: Minimum 3 feet , Maximum 12 feet
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Ground cover, to only 2" tall, and spreading by runners with ferny foliage, very black in this culvivar. Sun to part shade in well-drained soil. Prefers summer moisture but tolerates low summer water. Good for rock gardens or cover for gravel mulch where the color makes a good contrast. Evergreen to 20 °F and frost hardy in USDA zone 8, recovering quickly.
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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:25 PM

The tiny (3-6"tall) feathery leaves of this tolerant; low-maintenance groundcover are green with gray, purple; black tints; tiny yellow "buttons" flowers in spring; delightful between stepping stones on 8"centers. Sun-PSh/Med-Dry/GdDrain

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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:25 PM

Bronze-black foliage forms a soft fuzzy mat.

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Name City/State Email Phone Prod Type Availability
Blooming Nursery Inc. Cornelius, OR Email now 503-357-2904 Container: 4