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Low-growing mat of small gray-green pubescent leaves with a proliferation of wooly flower stalks topped with compact flower heads of 3 to 12 flowers that some might say resemble a cat's toes.
Plant Type: perennial
Plant Form or Habit: low and trailing
Plant Use: Rock gardens, front of the border, in troughs
Width: Minimum: 12 inches Maximum: 24 inches
Foliage Texture: medium
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4
Water Requirements: low
Additional Comments: Likes poor soil and dry places. Hardy to Zone 3. Jelitto and Schacht suggest pairing it with other silver-foliaged perennials such as Achillea spp., Aurinia saxatilis, Armeria maritima, Dianthus deltoides, as well as a number of grasses.