Tanacetum densum ssp. amani
Details4-6" tall x 18-24" wide. 2010 Plant Select® Winner. This fabulous ground cover is perfect for beautifying hot, dry areas of the garden with its attractive gray, ferny foliage and late spring display of yellow button-shaped flowers. It does best when mulched with gravel, pine needles or other fast drying material to protect it's woolly foliage from wet ground during the winter and spring months.
|Common Name||Partridge Feather|
|Botanical Name||Tanacetum densum ssp. amani|
|Zones||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade|
|Mature Height||4-6" tall|
|Mature Spread||18-24" wide|
|Bloom Time||Late spring to early summer|
|Ships As||Potted Plant|
|Planting Time||Spring / Summer, Fall|
|Soil Type||Sandy Soil, Low Fertility Soil, Well-Drained Soil|
|Soil Moisture||Drought Resistant / Waterwise|
|Amount of Rain||10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40" (with care)|
|Advantages||Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant|
|Ideal Region||Western Only|
|Neonicotinoid-Free||Yes - Learn More|
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada||No|
Plant Shipping: Buy now and we will ship your order at the ideal planting time for your region. Fall shipping begins the week of September 6, zones 3-4 first. Most plant orders arrive within 3-5 days, or less, of leaving our greenhouses. This prompt delivery is provided without additional express charges.
Grass Plugs & Seed: Most orders ship within 5-8 business days (all zones).
Gardening Goods:All non-plant items ship within 2-3 days.
Standard shipping costs are $4.99 and up, depending on the size of the order.
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- Accurate Instructions
- Makes me smile
- Very dense coverage
- Pool Area
- Where yard is lifeless
Comments about High Country Gardens Tanacetum densum ssp. amani:
This plant makes me happy with its cheery personality; it really does seem to have a life of its own! Maybe it's because it is so springy and plush and it does so well in inhospitable territory. It's a very optimistic plant which seems to see potential in the most dismal of environments. ;)
I ordered three "just to see" and they arrived in late summer/early fall. They were a little bit "smooshed" looking from their journey, but when I planted them, they immediately "SPROINGED" back to life, even though there was a horrible, dry and sunny, hot windstorm that day and the other plants that I put in at the same time really struggled or even died. They recovered so quickly that I was amazed! We live in zone 7 in the southwestern high desert (5000+ feet elevation). I planted them on a well drained, full sun slope that is a mix of soil and gravel and loose road base (by our driveway, pretty gnarly spot where pretty much everything else including succulents are unhappy). It's doing GREAT and the leaves are a wonder; they truly do look like little tufts of feathers!
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USDA Hardiness Planting Zones
To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.
- If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
- If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).
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