Height: 10-15cm (4-6in)
Planting: distance 45cm (1.5 ft)
Features:spring to summer
Soil: light, well-drained
Type: evergreen rock plant
Antennaria is good for covering paving, for rock gardens and for overplanting dwarf bulbs. Irs greyish, spatula-likeform a dense mar, covering an area up to 45cm (l /*ft) across.
From late spring ro early summer it carries clusters of tiny, tuttedin white, pink or crimson.
Antennaria dioica ‘Nyewoods’ has crimson flowers and grows up to Iocm (4in) high. Antennaria parviflora (syn. A. dioica ‘Apnea’) has bright, silvergrey foliage and white flowers. Antennaria rosea (syn. A. parviflora “Rosea”) has deep pink flowers and reaches a height of 15cm (6in).
Plant well-rooted nursery plants in light, well-drained soil in a sunnybetween early autumn and early spring.
Propagation: Divide in early to mid spring and replant immediately in permanent positions.
Pests and diseases: Mostly trouble free.