Mýrastigi

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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