Acaena magellanica
BUZZY BURR, GREATER BURNET
Rosaceae

 
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Plant type: -- select -- soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 6-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: constantly moist to usually boggy

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, heavy frost
0.1m
Plant habit
 
1m

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Flowers: red & green

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Leaves: grey-green

Ornamental Fruit: red & brown burr
 
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Acaena magellanica
BUZZY BURR, GREATER BURNET
Rosaceae

 

  Plant type: -- select -- soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 6-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: constantly moist to usually boggy

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, heavy frost
0.1m
Plant habit
 
1m

FEATURES

Flowers: red & green

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Leaves: grey-green

Ornamental Fruit: red & brown burr


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, dry style, coastal, cottage, bush & alpine designs

Uses: informal edging, groundcovers, border, between pavers, crevice

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: deer resistant



HAZARDS

Weed Potential: yes






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