Aceana inermis 'Purpurea'. (Purple Spineless Acaena)
Gorgeous colourful ground cover that is tolerant to sun or part shade, poor soils as well as good. most soil types and aspects.
The plant emerges in spring with green leaves which darken to purple over the summer.
The pom pom like flowers emerge on top. These changes create a long lasting season of interest for this plant. It is fully hardy and die back in winter but regrow in spring.
Growing to only 1-2cm tall it is a fantastic plant for containers, rockeries, border edges and walls.
Very low maintenance but can suffer with vine weevil if pot grown.
Comes in a 7cm pot ready to plant out at any time of year.