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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
description:
Greyish-bronze pinnate foliage with reddish seed heads in late summer.

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

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

usage:
Rock and gravel gardens, ground cover in borders..

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