Potentilla thurberi 'Monarch's Velvet'
Potentilla thurberi 'Monarch's Velvet'
Potentilla thurberi 'Monarch's Velvet'
Potentilla thurberi 'Monarch's Velvet'
Potentilla thurberi 'Monarch's Velvet'
Potentilla thurberi 'Monarch's Velvet'
Potentilla thurberi 'Monarch's Velvet'
Potentilla thurberi 'Monarch's Velvet'
Potentilla thurberi 'Monarch's Velvet'

Potentilla thurberi 'Monarch's Velvet'

Scarlet Cinquefoil

Rosaceae

Height

40 - 50 cm

Flower colour

burgundy

Flowering time

August

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun - part shade

Soil

well drained

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

fairly hardy

Plant range

garden variety, the species is native to Arizona - New Mexico

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 March

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

Deep burgundy flowers. Needs staking.

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