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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
Low growing mounding perennial with yellow flowers throughout the summer. Palmate leaves with five toothed leaflets.

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

By seed or division.

Rock or gravel garden.
Good weed suppresser.

other notes:
From the European Alps.

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