Mountain Pussytoes

Mountain Pussytoes in the Rock Garden.

Botanical Name: Antennaria dioica

Height: Leaves, about 2 cm. flowering stalks to about 10 cm.

Season of Bloom: Late spring

Wildlife benefits: Mama American Ladies seem happy to lay eggs on plants of Mountain Pussytoes, but, because the plants are so small, you may want to relocate the caterpillars to a patch of Field Pussytoes or Plantain-leaved Pussytoes, at least until your Mountain Pussytoes has grown into a good carpet.

Seed source: Seed from garden sources. The plant occurs in the wild in the northern Rockies.


Similar species: Field Pussytoes

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