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Potentilla x hybrida

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Description

Cinquefoil gets its name from its 5-parted leaves. The flowers are 5-parted, about 1 in. wide, and bright against the dark green leaves. The native cinquefoil is known as the "False strawberry" or "Indian strawberry." Cinquefoil hybrids perform best in cool climates and are useful in the mountains and upper Piedmont.

 

Cultivars:
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#bees#red#fall#sun#yellow#pollinators#partial shade#summer#spring#perennial#wildlife plant#nectar plant#specialized bees
Cultivars:
Tags:
#bees#red#fall#sun#yellow#pollinators#partial shade#summer#spring#perennial#wildlife plant#nectar plant#specialized bees
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Potentilla
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Division
    Seed
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Himalayas, North America, hybrid origin
    Wildlife Value:
    Members of the genus Potentilla support the following specialized bees: Andrena (Derandrena) ziziaeformis, and Panurginus potentillae.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Perennial
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    NC Region:
    Mountains
    Piedmont
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Orange
    Red/Burgundy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Summer
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Attracts:
    Pollinators
    Specialized Bees