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botanical name:
Potentilla alba
Potentilla alba © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.08m
width: 0.30m
growth rate:
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
Clump-forming perennial with low spreading stems of palmate leaves with oblong to lance shaped leaflets, silvery-hairy underneath. Loose cymes of flat, saucer-shaped, white flowers in late spring and early summer.

Poor, gritty, sharply drained soil in full sun.

By seed or division.

Rock or gravel garden.

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