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LEPTINELLA 'Platts Black'

An attractive spreading ground cover plant with tiny fern-like fronds in a dense mat. Foliage is bronze-black or black flushed in the sun or green in the shade. Insignificant yellow flowers
Further Reading....

  • Evergreen
  • Yellow - insignificant yellow flowers
  • Height - 1.5cm (½in)
  • Spread - 40cm (16in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - cushion- to mat-forming, spreading perennial with finely-divided leaves. Flowers are insignificant.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - L. squalida 'Platt's Black'
  • Place of origin - New Zealand
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Leaf colour (if not green) - Black - dark purple-green
  • Soil Conditions - Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil - moderately fertile with sharp drainage
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1.5cm (½in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Garden Toad
  40cm (16in)
 

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