Berrybank Nursery, 5 Boggs Holdings, Pencaitland, East Lothian, EH34 5BA
Acaena inermis 'Purpurea'

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.


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Care Instructions

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.

Plant No: 7

About Us

Macplants are a long-established, family-run business. We are central/southern Scotland's largest growers of herbaceous perennials, alpines, ferns and ornamental grasses and have our plant centre open to the public in East Lothian, close to Edinburgh. We also supply a diverse range of trade clients both in the landscape and garden centre sectors.

Our Contacts

Berrybank Nursery,
5 Boggs Holdings,
East Lothian
EH34 5BA

01875 341179