Scientific Name: Leptinella squalida Form: Creeping / Mat-like
Common Name:brass buttons Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:AsteraceaeHabit: Spreading
Plant Type: Ground cover, Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.1 - 0.2m x 0.1 - 0.3m
Origin: Australia / New Zealand Hardiness Zone:Zone 7: (-18 to -12 C)
Leaves: Compound, Alternate, Soft flexible, Pinnate venation, Pubescent, Bipinnate, Elliptic, Obovate, Pinnately lobed, Lacerate
Flowers: Head (capitulum), Yellow, May- Jun
Fruit: Achene, Brown
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Alpine, Container planting, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Rock garden, Small garden/space
Key ID Features:Basal ground cover; leaves <10 cm long, fern-like, hairy leaves/stems, bronze fall colour.