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Antennaria plantaginifolia

Also called Plantain leaved Pussytoes, Ladies' Tobacco


More About Antennaria plantaginifolia

  • Stoloniferous, mat-forming perennial
  • Fuzzy white flower heads tinged with pink
  • Silver green foliage
  • Native to eastern US

Zone:

3

Height:

30-50 cm

Spread:

60-80 cm

Colour:

White
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Pussytoes Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in full sun, in a dry to average, or poor soil, a quality that makes it an exceptional rock garden plant. It can be propagated by seed, division or cutting. Cut or mow off spent flowers to keep the plant neat and tidy. This perennial spreads by stolons to form an attractive ground cover


Antennaria plantaginifolia Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Rock garden
Rock garden
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Spring
Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Spreading

Foliage Color

Gray
Green
Silver

Landscape uses

Rooftop (extensive)
Naturalizing
Border/edging