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Antennaria Plantaginifolia

Botanical Name:

Antennaria plantaginifolia

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How to Grow
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Soil
Dry, acidic, sandy or rocky, poor soils
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Perennials, Ground Cover, Native Plant, Perennial, Herb

Lifespan

Perennial

Plant Height

0-1 ft.

Flower

Flowers are insignificant, non-showy, and white tinged with pink. They appear from March to May and are called pussytoes because of the resemblance the tight flower clusters to the toes of a cat's paw., Flowers in 1/4 inch clusters, Male flowers pure white. Female flowers white tinged with pink.

Fruit

Fruit displays from April to June.

Benefits
Ornamental

Groundcover for dryish eastern woodland landscapes in light shade.

Attracts

Birds

Butterflies

Pollinators

Small Mammals

Songbirds

Taxonomy

Order

Asterales

Family

Asteraceae

Genus

Antennaria

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