Exposure
Sun
Part sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Dry
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Attributes
Easy to Grow
Drought Tolerant
Ground Cover
Evergreen
Container
Water Requirements
Prefers well-drained soil
Requires excellent drainage, drought tolerant

Acaena inermis 'Purpurea'

Purple New Zealand Burr

Amazing amethyst colored delicately cut foliage makes a perfect ground-hugging carpet, covered with creamy flower spikes in summer, ruby red foliage when planted in full sun, excellent effect spilling over rocks and walls, blooms early - mid 35, grows rapidly.

Height:

1-3 Inches

Spacing:

12-18" (30-46 cm)

Additional:

Prefers well-drained soil.

Can tolerate Light Foot traffic.

Hardiness Zone:

6-9

Bloom Time:

summer

Bloom Color:

Creamy white.

Acaena (a-kie-na)

Family: Rosaceae · Common Name: Spineless Pirri-pirri Burr

A fast creeping, mat forming plant with clusters of creamy white flowers on wiry stems in early summer that forms unique burr-like brown-red fruits. Excellent ground cover or pathway plant for sunny or lightly shaded areas; requires well-drained soil.

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