Purple Goose Leaf (Acaena inermis 'Purpurea')

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Plant Height: 2-4 inches
Plant Spread: 1-3 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Broadleaf
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Tolerates foot traffic

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Location: Willamette Valley OregonDate: 2013-02-01
By Patty
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Photo Courtesy of Secret Garden Growers.
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Comments:
Posted by Patty (Washington State - Zone 8b) on Feb 1, 2013 3:29 PM

a nice groundcover but can be invasive.

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Desert, bog, or something else? Have container, want garden. by Fishkeeper Dec 4, 2016 5:56 PM 10
Salt tolerant plants by eclayne Feb 8, 2013 9:39 PM 130
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