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New Zealand Bur
Acaena fissistipula

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Acaena (a-SEE-na) (Info)
Species: fissistipula

Category:

Perennials

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

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

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Foliage:

Evergreen

Herbaceous

Other details:

May be a noxious weed or invasive

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Nov 11, 2004, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

This plant grows in New Zealand. It prefers moist, rich, well-drained soil with moderate amounts of humus. It can be propagated by seed and division. It has a trailing habit.