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Potentilla recta

Potentilla recta

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

65cm

Max

50cm

40cm

Min

40cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Potentilla recta (location: Poland, West Tatra Mountains, Dolina Lejowa)
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Potentilla recta Overview

This perennial produces hairy stems about 45cm long. The leaves are hand-shaped with 35mm leaflets. The flowers are about 25mm wide, bright yellow and are produced very freely from early summer.

How to propagate Potentilla recta

Division

You can propagate by division in the spring. Division in autumn.

Seed

From seeds.

Other uses of Potentilla recta

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.