Potentilla nepalensis 'Melton Fire'
Potentilla nepalensis 'Melton Fire'
Potentilla nepalensis 'Melton Fire'
Potentilla nepalensis 'Melton Fire'
Potentilla nepalensis 'Melton Fire'
Potentilla nepalensis 'Melton Fire'
Potentilla nepalensis 'Melton Fire'
Potentilla nepalensis 'Melton Fire'
Potentilla nepalensis 'Melton Fire'
Potentilla nepalensis 'Melton Fire'
Potentilla nepalensis 'Melton Fire'

Potentilla nepalensis 'Melton Fire'

Nepalese Cinquefoil

syn. Nepal Cinquefoil

Rosaceae

Height

40 - 50 cm

Flower colour

bicoloured, red and pale yellow

Flowering time

end of July - September

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

well drained

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

fairly tender, often short lived

Plant range

garden variety, the species is native to the 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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