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botanical name:
Potentilla aurea
Potentilla aurea © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Golden Cinquefoil
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.15m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
stem/bark: maroon
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
description:
Low growing mounding perennial with yellow flowers throughout the summer. Palmate leaves with five toothed leaflets.

cultivation:
Poor, gritty, well drained soil in full sun or partial shade.

propagation:
By seed or division.

usage:
Rock or gravel garden.
Good weed suppresser.

other notes:
From the European Alps.
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