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botanical name:
Acaena microphylla 'Kupferteppich'
Acaena microphylla 'Kupferteppich' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  New Zealand Burr
synonyms:  Acaena microphylla 'Copper Carpet', Acaena inermis 'Copper Carpet'
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.05m
width: 0.60m
growth rate:
growth habit: prostrate
leaf colour: bronze
flower colour: grey-green
fruit colour: red
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 10
Greyish-bronze pinnate foliage with reddish seed heads in late summer.

Moderately fertile, well drained soil in sun or part shade.

Separate rooted stems in autumn or early spring. Also from softwood cuttings in late spring.

Rock and gravel gardens, ground cover in borders..

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