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     Plantain-leaved Pussytoes makes an excellent and attractive ground cover for sunny and lightly shaded areas. It's a vigorous spreader and good for covering large areas with delicate spring color and foliage that will last all season and into the colder months.


     Pussytoes is a larval host to the American Lady and other butterflies, and it is a moth larval host and attracts beetles, native bees, wasps and flies.


     Fun fact: So named because the flowers bear some resemblance to a cat's paw.


     Photos: Creative Commons

Pussytoes, Plantain-leaved

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    • Latin: Antennaria plantaginifolia
    • Pollinator value: Very High
    • Height: 3-6 inches
    • Spacing: 5 inches
    • Light: Full to part sun; best in full sun
    • Soil: Moist or dry, well drained
    • Bloom: Pink, white March-May
    • Foliage: Semi-evergreen florettes
    • Landscape: Groundcover, walkway, pollinator or native garden
    • Resistance: drought
    • Native range here
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