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Acaena buchananii

New Zealand burr

Acaena buchananii


Article number: 2188703


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Product information "Acaena buchananii"

This blue-green Acaena is a fast growing, evergreen, mat-forming ornamental perennial from New Zealand. With its finely feathered foliage and the contrasting rust-red burrs, this plant is a valuable ground cover for flower beds, rock gardens, grave plantings and dry stone walls. Also known as New Zealand burr, Acaena buchananii does not withstand winter waterlogging and black frost very well (tip: protect the plant with brushwood).

Flower colour: White
Flowering period: Early summer
Height: 5 cm
Light requirements: Sun
Location: Open spaces, rock steppe, mats
Leaf shape: Pinnate, feathery
Leaf colour: Silver grey
Spacing: 20 - 30 cm
Use: Home gardens, rock gardens, container plantings, grave plantings, ground cover
Family: Rosaceae
Compatibility: Plant in larger groups
  • Flowering Period July, August
  • Final height 1cm to 5cm
  • Available February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
  • Soil moist, dry, light
  • Location full sun
  • Flower Colour white
  • Leaf Colour grey

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