Potentilla villosa
Potentilla villosa
Potentilla villosa
Potentilla villosa
Potentilla villosa
Potentilla villosa

Potentilla villosa

Northern Cinquefoil

syn. villous cinquefoil, hairy cinquefoil

Rosaceae

Height

10 - 15 cm

Flower colour

yellow

Flowering time

June - July

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

well drained, gritty

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

seems hardy, reluctant to flower

Plant range

Western N-America from Alaska to Oregon

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.

Grows in screes, rock crevices, meadows and tundra in it's native habitat.

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