Acaena microphylla
SCARLET PIRIPIRI, ROSY SPINED NEW ZEALAND BURR
Rosaceae

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

Hardiness zones: 1-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

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

Tolerances: high wind, light frost
0.05m
Plant habit
 
1m

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Flowers: cream

Flowering Time: late spring to mid summer

Leaves: blue-green; flushed purple

Ornamental Fruit: red burr
 
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Acaena microphylla
SCARLET PIRIPIRI, ROSY SPINED NEW ZEALAND BURR
Rosaceae

 

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

Hardiness zones: 1-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

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

Tolerances: high wind, light frost
0.05m
Plant habit
 
1m

FEATURES

Flowers: cream

Flowering Time: late spring to mid summer

Leaves: blue-green; flushed purple

Ornamental Fruit: red 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






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