Miniature Brass Buttons

Leptinella gruveri

SKU
06219
Handsome carpet-like perennial is the perfect filler for cracks between flagstones in moist, shady areas. Quickly fills in to keep weeds out. May be used as an evergreen lawn substitute over small areas. Useful in alpine and rock gardens. Well suited for container plantings.
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Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun

Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

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Average Size at MaturityFast grower to 1 in. tall, spreading to 8 to 12 in.
Bloom TimeTiny greenish flowers in summer.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorGreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic, Tropical
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseContainer, Rock Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureShade Loving
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
Key FeaturePathway Plant

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Tolerates more sun in cool summer climates. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 7 - 9

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