Bog Button


Bog Button

Ease to Grow: Easy.
Dormancy: Yes.
Native Range: Peat Bogs of Southeastern North America.
Zones: 8-11 (7-12).

Small's Bog Button, Lachnocaulon minus, is a short, non-invasive, perennial bog plant which clumps into small yellowish green leaf tufts with delightful white flowers resembling fuzzy buttons. The flowers are about 1/4" (.5cm) on short stalks. The clump will produce multiple flowers. They typically grow in small colonies providing a nice display. It prefers open, sunny, damp, peaty soils. Water with rain/distilled water. Flowers from late Spring through Fall, and readily seeds itself, spreading nice, but not over crowding other plants.

Each portion is a rooted, growing plant. Plants are shipped bare-root, wrapped in damp sphagnum moss. Photographs are representative of species, and not the specific plant shipped.

Height: 2" - 4+".
Plant Type: Perennial, middle temperate.
Soil: Lower Bog Mix.
Soil pH: 5.5-7.5.
Light: Partial to Full Sun.
Use: Charming white flowers among carnivorous plants.

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