Native Plant Database

Header Photo: Mervin Wallace

Pussytoes

Antennaria parlinii
Plant Type: Herbaceous Perennials
Native Environment: Savanna / Woodland
Season of Interest: Early (Feb - Apr)
Main Color: White
Fall Color:
Hardy From Zone: 1
Hardy To Zone: 1

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Hardiness Zones

Midwest map of zones 5 (north), 6, and 7 (south)

as defined by the USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map; (hardiness zones are not recorded for all Grow Native! plants)
Pussytoes
Photo: Mervin Wallace
Sun Exposure 
Medium Sun/Average Shade
Soil
Moisture
Dry, Moderate
Nature Attracting
Butterfly, Pollinators/Beneficial Insects
Wildlife Benefit
Butterfly / Moth Host
Animal
Resistance
Deer Resistant
Size

Height:

6 to
10
inches

Spread:

6 to
12
inches
Size
Height: 6 to
10
inches
Spread: 6 to
12
inches
Size
Height: 6 to
10
inches
Spread: 6 to
12
inches
Typical Landscape Use
Plant one foot apart in masses to produce a ground cover in dry soil. Use between plants in perennial beds to keep weeds out. Use in large containers for low, green filler between other plants.
Establishment and Care Instructions
Special Features
Special Usage
Containers, Ground Cover
Basic Description

Silvery-green, oval fuzzy foliage lies flat on the soil surface. Plants spread slowly to form a ground cover. White flowers that look like cat paws appear in April and May.

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