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botanical name:
Potentilla thurberi 'Monarch's Velvet'
Potentilla thurberi 'Monarch's Velvet' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Cinquefoil
synonyms:  Potentilla 'Monarch Velvet', Potentilla 'Royal Velvet'
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.40m
width: 0.80m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: maroon
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
description:
Deciduous, clump forming perennial with strawberry-like divided foliage and rich maroon-red flowers with dark centres, produced on long lax stems. Free flowering from June to September.


cultivation:
Well drained soil in a sunny position.

propagation:
By division or from seed

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