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


  • 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

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.