Platt's Black Brass Buttons
Leptinella squalida 'Platt's Black'
Filtered sun, Full shade, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Average Size at Maturity||Fast grower to 2 in. tall, spreading to 18 in.|
|Bloom Time||Tiny yellow flowers in late spring|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic, Tropical|
|Landscape Use||Rock Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full shade, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Shade Loving|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.|
|Key Feature||Pathway 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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 9