Latin Name: Acaena inermis 'Purpurea'
Common Name: 'New Zealand burr'
Flat evergreen mats of striking purple-red foliage with bronze tints. Creamy white flowers in summer and attractive reddish seedheads in autumn which unlike most other Acaena species don't bear barbs or spines. Jul-Aug. H5cm S50cm.Care Instructions/Tips:
Best grown in any well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade although the foliage colour is deeper in sun. Good for edging or growing between paving as it tolerates being trodden on.
Alpines, Good for ground cover, Good for partial shade, Good for sun, Good for well-drained soil, White flowers, Good for autumn, Good for spring, Good for summer, 0cm to 30cm
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