Plant FinderPlant Finder Graphic
Plecostachys serpyllifolia
Plecostachys serpyllifolia

Click to Enlarge

Zone
Zones 8, 9, 14-28
Full Sun
Full
Regular Water
Moderate

Plecostachys serpyllifolia

Asteraceae (Compositae)
Perennials

South African native to 1 1/2 ft. tall, spreading to twice as wide or more. Tiny, furry, whitish leaves are closely packed along sprawling, woody-based stems. Grown for its foliage rather than its clusters of small pinkish flowers. Attractive gray plant for ground- or bank cover, large rock garden, or border.

You Might Also Like...

Acacia smallii

Desert Southwest native often sold as A. farnesiana, which is cold tender. Plant A. small...

Ornithogalum dubium

From South Africa. Stems to 8–12 in. high bear 2-in. waxy looking yellow-orange flowers, each ce...

Habranthus robustus

From Argentina. Flowers—sometimes two to a stem—usually bloom before leaves emerge. Light ...

Find Your Sunset Climate Zone

Find Your Sunset Climate Zone

View Maps Learn More

Advertisement