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Bachelor's Buttons

A low growing ground cover that is a short-lived perennial with fern-like soft foliage.  It produces masses of yellow flowers that stand above the foliage and is low in its water requirements.  This plant is also known as Brass Buttons or Ganskos.  Photos by Laurel Woodley

Cotula turbinata makes a spectacular ground cover.
Brass Buttons flowers stand above the foliage.
Latin Name: 
Cenia (=Cotula) turbinata
Family Name: 
Asteraceae
Place of Origin: 
S. Africa
Bloom Time: 
Apr
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Sep
Garden Location: 
Garden of Senses