Cotula Tiffindell Gold

Creeping Gold Buttons

Exclusive. Tiffindell Gold is a lush looking groundcover that can be used in flower beds or as a lawn substitute. This South African native has bright green, finely textured foliage yellow button flowers in mid-summer. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric). A High Country Gardens introduction.
Zones5 - 10
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Groundcover
Evergreen
Cut Flowers
Rock Gardens
Multiplies / Naturalizes
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Annual Rainfall
10 to 20"
20 to 30"
30 to 40" (with care)
Mature Plant Size4" tall 24" wide
Bloom TimeLate spring to early summer
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SizeNo
SKUHC016116

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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SKU
HC016116

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Details
4" tall (in flower) x 24" wide (cutting propagated). This plant was discovered growing on the rugged hills surrounding Tiffindell, South Africa's only alpine ski area. A vigorous grower with deep, water-seeking roots, 'Tiffindell Gold' has soft, one-inch high emerald green foliage and an impressive display of golden button-like flowers that illuminate the garden beginning in late spring. Deadheading extends the bloom season through the summer. This perennial is a wide spreading, low care groundcover whose stems root as they spread to make a weed-resistant sod. It is invaluable for carpeting large patches in perennial beds or as a grass replacement in low traffic areas. It even looks good in the winter as its foliage is evergreen. Plant 'Tiffindell Gold' in any well-drained soil.

Flat of 32 plants will cover 64 square feet when planted together

More Information
SKU
HC016116
Common Name
Creeping Gold Buttons
Botanical Name
Cotula Tiffindell Gold
Zones
5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Flower Color
Yellow
Height
Under 6 inches
Mature Height
4" tall
Mature Spread
24" wide
Bloom Time
Late Spring - Early Summer
Bloom Time
Late spring to early summer
Ships As
Potted Plant
Soil Type
Average Soil, Compost Enriched Garden Loam Soil
Soil Moisture
Drought Resistant / Waterwise
Amount Of Rain
10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40" (with care)
Advantages
Deer Resistant, Groundcover, Evergreen, Cut Flowers, Rock Gardens, Multiplies / Naturalizes
Special Groups
High Country Gardens Exclusive, High Country Gardens Introduction
Ideal Region
Anywhere In The US, Northeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest, Coastal California, Suitable Above 7000 ft
Planting Time
Spring / Summer, Fall
Neonicotinoid Free
Ships To Canada
No
Planting Guides

View more Planting Guides, or download our complete Planting Guide for tips on caring for your plants when you receive your order, as well as planting instructions for Perennials, Spring-Planted Bulbs, Fall-Planted Bulbs, Cacti & Succulents, Xeric Plants and more.
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ZoneShipping Status
Zone 2Shipping begins the week of May 20th, 2019
Zone 3Shipping begins the week of May 20th, 2019
Zone 4Shipping begins the week of May 20th, 2019
Zone 5Shipping begins the week of April 29th, 2019
Zone 6Shipping begins the week of April 15th, 2019
Zone 7Shipping begins the week of April 1st, 2019
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