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Platt's Black Brass Buttons

Leptinella squalida 'Platt's Black'
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Dense mat of fern-like deep green to bronze foliage makes for a great textural interest. In late spring through summer, petite button-like flowers emerge. Use as a groundcover in wet and shady areas or in fairy gardens and terrariums. 

Plant with Japanese Aucuba

Characteristics

  • Landscape Size: 1"-2" tall, 18" width
  • Light Requirement: Afternoon Shade
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • Sunset Zone: 8, 9, 12-24
  • Growth Habit: Trailing
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Attributes: Evergreen

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Plant in enriched soil. Cut back foliage before new growth in spring. Tolerates moderate foot traffic. Every 2 to 3 years, divide clumps in early spring.