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Leptinella squalida 'Platt's Black'

Brass Buttons

Hardy Perennial

What is Hardy Perennial?

Feathery bronze foliage

Versatile hardy perennial

Ideal for groundcover edging or underplanting shrubs

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Forming a low mat of striking bronze fern-like foliage, Leptinella squalida 'Platt's Black' is ideal for groundcover, edging paths and underplanting shrubs and roses, as well as planting in walls or between paving slabs. Easy to grow in a reliably moist but free-draining position, this versatile evergreen perennial also makes a decorative addition to container planting schemes. Height: 2-5cm (1-2in). Spread: 30cm (12in).

Height Up to 2-5cm (1-2in)
Spread Up to 30cm (12in)

Hardy Perennial

ground covercottage gardenslow maintenance garden

sun or semi shadedappled shade

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1 x 1 Litre Potted Plant (64314)

Grow Leptinella squalida in a reliably moist but free-draining position in full sun or part shade. Due to its spreading tendency, brass buttons is best kept away from delicate slow-growing plants that are vulnerable to being smothered. Clumps can be divided in spring.
Grow Leptinella squalida in a reliably moist but free-draining position in full sun or part shade. Due to its spreading tendency, brass buttons is best kept away from delicate slow-growing plants that are vulnerable to being smothered. Clumps can be divided in spring.

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Van Meuwen strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

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