Growing & Maintenance:

Antennaria grows best in well-drained soils. Use one plant per 2 square feet of area to cover. Dig hole twice the width of container and a depth slightly less than the height of soil in container. Allow top surface of the container soil to rest slightly higher than the prepared soil.

Rubra Pussytoes

Antennaria dioica 'Rubra'

Plant Type: Ground Covers
A beautiful, very low, creeping mat of tiny, bright silvery gray leaves. Buds open to reveal dainty, wine red blooms that age to soft pink in late spring. Perfect for the sunny rock garden or for between paving stones.

Height: 3-6 In
Spread: 8-12 In
Spacing: 24 In
Hardiness Zone: 3-9
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Characteristics & Attributes for Antennaria dioica 'Rubra'

Sunlight Requirements

Full Sun (6 or more hours direct sunlight)

Season of Interest (Flowering)


Season of Interest (Foliage)



Low Maintenance

Foliage Color


Landscape Function

Pathways and Borders
Ground Cover
Rock Garden
Pathways and Borders

Soil Preferences

Almost Any