This clump-forming perennial bears dark green leaves with cymes of bright yellow flowers in mid summer.
How to propagate Cinquefoil
You can propagate the perennial species by seeds in the autumn. Shrubby species may be raised by seed in autumn.
Softwood or greenwood cuttings in summer.
Other uses of Cinquefoil
Attracts bees. Tall species, such as the shrubs, are useful in borders. Dwarf Potentillas are good for rock gardens and in containers. Suitable for coastal conditions.