Field Pussytoes (Antennaria neglecta)

Habitat: Fields and Open Areas

Grows in Sun/Shade: Sun

Flowers: White

Attributes: Butterfly host plant, Drought tolerant, Clay soil tolerant

Height: 10-15 cm (3-5 in)


It is one of the first flowers to bloom in the spring and then it becomes a ground cover for the rest of the year. Pussytoes is the host plant of the painted Lady Butterfly.


For more information about this plant please visit the Ontario Wildflowers website


4265 Wilmot-Easthope Rd., New Hamburg,  (2 km north of highway 7/8 or south of Erb's Road)

Nursery (please call ahead) 519-662-2529 (office) or 519-272-3393 (cell)
Preorder or consultation 519-831-0953 or email