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Potentilla thurberi Monarch's Velvet

Cinquefoil

Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 24" (Plant 14" apart)
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Late Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Half Sun/ Half Shade
Zones: 4-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay, Sandy
Flower / Accent: Red / Red
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
Potentilla Monarch's Velvet showcases captivating flowers with raspberry-red, heart-shaped petals surrounding a velvet crimson center. Common name, Cinquefoil, means five-leaved in reference to the foliage. Mounds of low maintenance strawberry-like foliage adds a pleasing texture to complement other plants in the garden.

Features to Note:

  • OK in Containers
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Beneficial for Pollinators

Potentilla General Information:

Potentilla divide easily in spring or early fall. Deer resistant, Does not tolerate the humidity of the Gulf States well.

Potentilla Plant Care:

Low maintenance and drought tolerant. Potentilla will tolerate any soil as long as it is well drained. Can be divided every 3 years in spring or fall. Will self sow. Clean up damaged foliage in spring.

$8.95 ea.
(3+) $8.50 ea.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: POMV