Skip to Content
American Meadows (USD) English
Home / Perennials / Leptinella squalida platt's black

Leptinella squalida Platt's Black

Leptinella squalida Platt's Black
SKU: HC018190
No longer available this season.
This tight growing groundcover has ferny foliage with nearly black highlights to the leaves. It tolerates light foot traffic when planted into pavers and flagstone pations.
key features
Botanical Name
Leptinella squalida Platt's Black
Growing Zones
Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10
Soil Moisture
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Mature Height
1" tall


1" tall x 18-24" wide. A tight growing groundcover, Platt's Black has ornamental, ferny foliage with nearly-black highlights to the leaves. It can be used as a crack filler in rock walls, between flagstones and pavers or as a lawn substitute in small areas. Tolerates light foot traffic. 'Platt's Black' grows best in moderately moist to moist soil conditions. Grows in most soil types including clay. Plant with Columbine.