PlantsPotentilla→Spring Cinquefoil (Potentilla verna)

Botanical names:
Potentilla verna Accepted
Potentilla tabernaemontani Synonym
Potentilla neumanniana Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Moderately alkaline (7.9 – 8.4)
Strongly alkaline (8.5 – 9.0)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5b -26.1 °C (-15 °F) to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)
Plant Height: 5-15 cm
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Foliage Mound Height: 5-15 cm
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Alpine Gardening
Uses: Medicinal Herb
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil


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