Durango BOtanical Society
Building Public Gardens Committed to Demonstration and Education
Moroccan pincushion flower (Pterocephalus depressus) This high-altitude native of the Moroccan Atlas Mountains possesses many ornamental characteristics and is truly a four season stunner.
This high-altitude native of the Moroccan Atlas Mountains possesses many ornamental characteristics: low mat-like growth with textured evergreen greyish leaves, short-stemmed pincushion-like dusty-rose-colored flowers, and attractive silvery seed heads. It is truly a four season stunner. Excellent for rock gardens, raised beds and large containers. Xeriscape.
Tips from the pros: Little maintenance is required. Keep faster growing plants from growing over this treasure.
|Flowering Season||Early summer|
|Water Needs||Moderate to xeric|
|USDA Hardiness Zone||Zones 4-8|
|Soil Type||Well-drained, sandy|
|Good for Pollination||No|