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Leptinella squalida
Leptinella squalida
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Leptinella squalida

Green Brass Buttons

USDA Zone: 5-9

Plant number: 1.316.390

Feathery evergreen leaves form a nearly flat carpet, perfect for planting in flagstone pathways. Tiny yellow flowers appear in spring. A good lawn substitute in average to moist areas. Excellent bronze winter colour. Easily divided in spring or fall by ripping into small pieces or cutting small plugs for transplanting.

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Leptinella squalida

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
Care Level
Flower Colour
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Light Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Ground Cover
   2-5 cm
   1-2 inches
   25-30 cm
   10-12 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate