June - July
well drained, moist, lime-rich
neutral - alkaline
hardy, given the right conditions
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.
Seed - sown in January
Seed just covered and stored at 20°C (68°F) for a few week, then moved outside until germination.
Mat forming rock garden plant with silvery-green foliage and almost sessile pink flowers.