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Antennaria plantaginifolia

plantain pussytoes

This groundcover is soft and wooly from its broad leaf to its early flower, producing clusters of small white aster-like blooms that resemble cats' feet. It's great for sun-drenched rock gardens and rocky slopes, and can form large mats.

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Height: 1-3 in
Spread: 12-24 in
Hardiness Zone: 3-8


Bloom Color: White

Characteristics & Attributes

Cultivation Status
Species
Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture
Average
Dry
Ecoregion
(84) Atlantic Coastal Pine Barrens
(82) Acadian Plains and Hills
(58) Northeastern Highlands
(83) Eastern Great Lakes Lowlands
(59) Northeastern Coastal Zone
Ornamental Interest
Spring Bloom
Attracts Wildlife
Other Pollinators/Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Bees
Host Plant
Tolerance
Drought Tolerant
Urban Environment
Deer/Rabbit Resistant
Salt Tolerant
Additional Attributes
Low Maintenance


North American Distribution


Photo by Dan Jaffe (c) Native Plant Trust
Photo by Dan Jaffe (c) Native Plant Trust
Photo by Dan Jaffe (c) Native Plant Trust
Photo by Dan Jaffe (c) Native Plant Trust