Potentilla aurea
Potentilla aurea
Potentilla aurea
Potentilla aurea

Potentilla aurea

Dwarf Yellow Cinquefoil

Rosaceae

Height

15 - 25 cm

Flower colour

yellow

Flowering time

June - July

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

poor, well drained

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

hardy

Plant range

Alps, Pyrenees

Potentilla is a large genus in the rose family, Rosaceae, distributed around the northern hemisphere. Most species have yellow flowers, but a few bloom white, pink or red flowers. They grow best in full sun if fairly dry, poor soil.

Propagation:


Division in spring or fall.


Seed - sown in February - March

Seed just covered and stored at 20°C (68°F) until germination.

Hardy, but only flowers for a few weeks.

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