Potentilla nepalensis
Potentilla nepalensis
Potentilla nepalensis
Potentilla nepalensis

Potentilla nepalensis

Nepalese Cinquefoil

syn. Nepal Cinquefoil

Rosaceae

Height

30 cm

Flower colour

pink

Flowering time

end of August - September

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

well drained

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

fairly tender, often short lived

Plant range

Himalayas

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.


Seed - sown in January

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

Fairly tender and often short-lived. Needs very well drained soil.

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