General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 18-24 inches
Plant Spread: 18-24 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds: Cold stratify for approximately 30 days to boost germination.
Days to germinate: 14-21 days.
Depth to plant seed: Shallowly sow, no deeper than approximately 1/16th of an inch.
Other info: Direct sow after last spring frost.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Common names
  • Scarlet Cinquefoil
  • Cinquefoil

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Location: Photo by Carol Bacskai; zone 5b, Yorkville, IL
Date: 2022-07-04
Location: RHS Wisley, Surrey, UK.
Date: 2022-08-04

Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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