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 The Plant Store

The plant store is now closed for the season.
I'll be winter sowing through the fall and early winter and potting up seedlings again come spring for the 2023 sale.

Antennaria neglecta

Antennaria neglecta

Field pussytoes

  • Full sun to very light shade
  • Average to dry soil
  • 2" tall foliage, 6" to 8" tall blooms. 4" to 12" spacing.
  • Ontario native species, beginner friendly, walkable groundcover, meadow to dry meadow ecosystems.

These teensy tiny little plants like to spend their time high and dry in the warm sun -Much like the cats whose feet their clusters of flowers resemble.

Their foliage grows to only an inch or two in height, with their tiny, rounded white blooms reaching up on flowering stems growing to 6” to 8” in early spring, often reaching full bloom by mid May.

Grow in a very well drained location with plenty of sun. Very tolerant of shallow and poor soils, these will often form large patches in mowed lawns in Canadian Shield areas where the soil is shallow and prone to drying out in the summer.

Would likely do equally well in ‘hell-strip’ gardens along sidewalks and boulevards. Tolerant of mowing and light foot traffic.

Grown from seed collected from wild plants just west of Perth Ontario

You can find more on these on the Missouri Botanical Garden website