General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 18 - 24 inches
Plant Spread: 18 - 24 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Other Beneficial Insects
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Various insects
Awards and Recognitions: Other: RHS Plants for Pollinators

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Common names
  • Himalayan Cinquefoil

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Location: Newby Hall garden, Ripon, Yorkshire UK
Date: 2018-06-15
Location: Newby Hall garden, Ripon, Yorkshire UK
Date: 2022-05-15
Location: Heathcote Ontario Canada
Date: 1999  Fall
Potentilla atrosanguinea    seedpods
Location: Heathcote Ontario Canada
Date: 1999   July
Potentilla atrosanguinea  blooms
Location: My garden in Belgium
Date: 2010-08-23
Location: My garden in Belgium
Date: 2010-08-22
Comments:
  • Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Apr 23, 2012 7:54 AM concerning plant:
    Honey bees get nectar and pollen from this plant.

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