Ease to Grow: Easy
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.