Moroccan pincushion flower

Pterocephalus depressus

Pterocephalus depressus Moroccan pincushion flower Plant Select
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.
Plant Type Petites
Height 3"
Width 10-15"
Flowering Season Late spring - summer
Flower Color Pink
Sun Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Moderate to xeric
USDA Hardiness Zone Zones 4-8
Soil Type Well-drained, sandy or amended clay
Deer Resistant Yes
Good for Pollination Yes
Winter Interest No
North American Native No
Year Introduced 2016
Annual Commercial Maintenance No maintenance, let it grow. Seed heads are beautiful.
5-10 Year Commercial Maintenance No maintenance, long lived plant that is well behaved.
Elevation Guide Up to 8125 ft