Cinquefoil 'Gibson's Scarlet' Overview
This species is a red-flowering summer perennial, It will grow to about 45cm tall with a similar width. The foliage is soft green with each leaf divided into 3 leaflets.
How to propagate Cinquefoil 'Gibson's Scarlet'
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 'Gibson's Scarlet'
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.