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Water Buttons

Cotula spp.

Also known as

Buttonweeds, Brass Buttons

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Full Sun
Light watering
Tender

H2

RHS hardiness

1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

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    Water Buttons Overview

    Genus with over 60 perennial, mostly evergreen species grown mainly for their foliage and button-like, often yellow, sometimes white flowers. Some species grow on the edges of water and many in this genus are considered invasive. Species in this genus are similar in morphology, distinguishable only by their flowers, which lack ray florets and grow on solitary stems.

    How to propagate Water Buttons

    Division

    You can propagate by division in the spring.

    Other uses of Water Buttons

    Grown for their neat foliage and button-like flower heads.

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