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Grey cinquefoil

Potentilla cinerea

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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    Grey cinquefoil Overview

    A low and woody, mat-forming wild perennial flower with pinnate leaves and hairy stems. Bears small, yellow cup-shaped flowers.

    How to propagate Grey cinquefoil

    Division

    Propagate by division in the spring. Division in autumn.

    Seed

    From seeds.

    Other uses of Grey 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.