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Hoary cinquefoil

Potentilla argentea

Also known as

Silvery cinquefoil

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

60cm

Max

1.5m

50cm

Min

1m

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

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    Hoary cinquefoil Overview

    A short wild perennial flower with woolly erect stems. Leaves have five leaflets and are dark green above and silvery beneath.

    How to propagate Hoary cinquefoil

    Division

    Propagate by division in the spring. Division in autumn.

    Seed

    From seeds.

    Other uses of Hoary 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.