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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4b -31.7 °C (-25 °F) to -28.9 °C (-20 °F)
Plant Height: 2-5 inches
Plant Spread: 10-12 inches
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Flower Color: Green
Other: Green
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Terrariums
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: Rip clumps into pieces and spread around
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

Common names
  • Brass Buttons
  • New Zealand Brass Buttons
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Cotula squalida
  • Synonym: Leptinella squalida

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  • Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Dec 27, 2011 12:06 PM concerning plant:
    Brass Buttons are low, carpeting perennials that are perfect for planting along the edge of pathways, or using in between flagstones. Because of its spreading tendency, keep this away from slow-growing alpine plants that might get smothered. Easy to grow in any soil that does not completely dry out. Easily divided.
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