Acaena microphylla 'Kupferteppich' 

Acaena microphylla 'Kupferteppich'

1237

£ 3,99 tax incl.


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Container: 12 cm pot

Flowering period: summer flowers

Hardiness zone: zone 6-10

Height: less than 10 cm

Plant spacing: 60 cm

Description:

Synonym: Acaena microphylla 'Copper Carpet'

Acaena microphylla 'Kupferteppich', this compact, creeping perennial differs from other Acaena because of its bronze foliage topped by small spherical inflorescences, followed by bright red achenes in August.

It is less vigorous and is suitable for planting at the edge of steps, in a rockery or paving.

Given the unusual colouring of its foliage we recommend associating it with other plants with warm and colourful foliage, beneath shrubs or grasses with interesting autumn hues (Panicum , Miscanthus 'Purpurescens', Miscanthus 'Ghana') or with heathers.

Height: 3 cm. Planting distance: 60 cm. Grow in the sun or slight shade in ordinary, light and well-drained soil. Hardiness: - 20 ° C

Cultivation and Propagation
Soil type:good garden soil, light, sandy soils, ordinary soil, chalky soils
Culture advice:Planting soil composed: 1/3 coarse sand, 1/3 garden soil, 1/3 horticultural compost
Aspect:partial shade, full sun
Special maintenance:Cut off dead flowers
Multiplication Tips:Division in early spring
Garden tips:
Garden value:attractive foliage, low maintenance, semi evergreen / evergreen, drought tolerant
Garden style:rock garden, cottage garden, japanese garden style
Landscape interest:rockery, gravel garden, mixed-border, raised bed
Position:edge of the path, front of the border, paving, raised bed
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