Potentilla nitida
Potentilla nitida
Potentilla nitida
Potentilla nitida
Potentilla nitida
Potentilla nitida
Potentilla nitida

Potentilla nitida

Dolomite Cinquefoil

Rosaceae

Height

5 cm

Flower colour

pink

Flowering time

June - July

Foliage colour

silvery-green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

well drained, moist, lime-rich

pH

neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

hardy, given the right conditions

Plant range

Alps

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) for a few week, then moved outside until germination.

​Mat forming rock garden plant with silvery-green foliage and almost sessile pink flowers.

You can add comments or ask questions about this plant in the forum

  • Facebook App Icon
  • Instagram Social Icon