Dwarf Yellow Cinquefoil
15 - 25 cm
June - July
poor, well drained
acid - neutral - alkaline
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.
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.