A picture of a Norwegian cinquefoil

Norwegian cinquefoil

Potentilla norvegica

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

60cm

Max

1.5m

50cm

Min

1m

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

    Norwegian cinquefoil Overview

    A short wild perennial flower with bright yellow flowers.

    How to propagate Norwegian cinquefoil

    Division

    Propagate by division in the spring. Division in autumn.

    Seed

    From seeds.

    Other uses of Norwegian 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.