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Summer planting
Contrary to popular opinion, summer planting is fine as long as adequate water is provided throughout any prolonged dry periods. This allows you to take advantage of increased summer growth.
Acaena saccaticupula
Height: 0.04m;  Spread: 0.5m
Piripiri (Ground Cover)
Soft pale glaucous leaves with green ball-like flower heads 15cm above foliage. Fast-growing and attractive. If humidity is high, plant it in a windy, exposed site.
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Growing at 1800m altitude, Remarkables Range, Otago.