Antennaria Species, Cat's-Foot, Mountain Everlasting, Pussy-Toes, Stoloniferous Pussytoes

Antennaria dioica

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Antennaria (an-ten-AR-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: dioica (dy-oh-EE-kuh) (Info)

Category:

Alpines and Rock Gardens

Perennials

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Foliage:

Evergreen

Herbaceous

Succulent

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

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)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Pink

White/Near White

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Bloom Size:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse

From seed; stratify if sowing indoors

Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant is said to grow outdoors in the following regions:

Littleton, Colorado

Sandown, New Hampshire

Petersburg, Virginia

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Nov 23, 2004, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

Evergreen, perfect for rock garden. Low-growing perennial. Roots as it spreads in a carpet of silver (grayish) green leaves. Pink or white flowers. Prefer full sun.

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On May 4, 2002, Lilith from Durham,
United Kingdom (Zone 8a) wrote:

A small plant of mountains, or lower altitudes in Northern Europe. The flower-heads are enclosed by pink or white papery bracts which keep their form and colour after drying, hence the common name. Male and female flowers are on separate plants.

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