Leptinella Platt’s Black – Buy alpines


Unusual bronzy-black carpet with green flowers in the early summer.

Easy plant for the novice gardener.

Grown in handy 9cm pots:

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Leptinella squalida Platt’s Black description

A good black carpet with feathery foliage – unusual.

Miniature green flowers add to the interest in early summer.

A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
Good for wildlife in general.

This plant is good for a rockery, tub or raised bedHow easy is it to grow:
Excellent for planting in pathways and paving, for the front of a border, hanging over a wall, in containers or by a patio and is fairly easy if the soil doesn’t get too dry.

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Common name: Platt’s Black Brass buttons.

Leptinella Platt’s Black

The best position in the garden:

Sun or semi shade.

Sun or semi shade

Is it useful as a ground cover plant?

Yes, for filling a gap at the front of a border.

Can it be used for planting amongst paving?

Yes, it doesn’t mind being trodden on sometimes.

What type of soil:

Well drained soil.

How much moisture:

Normal, but not too dry.

Hardiness and, or, lifespan:


Care and maintenance:

When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.

Size of plant:

Height 3 cm.

Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:

Allow 4 plants per square metre.

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Additional information

Weight .25 kg
Plant size



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