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Single Pussy-toe
Antennaria solitaria

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Antennaria (an-ten-AR-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: solitaria (sol-ih-TAR-ee-a) (Info)

Category:

Cactus and Succulents

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Silver/Gray

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Veined

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Lake Lure, North Carolina

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Dec 4, 2004, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

This plant has a single flower head and very small stem leaves. This is a herbaceous perennial plant, which can reach 16" in height. They grow in the U.S. throughout the Southeast. The flower parts are not discernable with the naked eye.