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Potentilla crantzii

More About Potentilla crantzii

  • Rhizomatous perennial with a compact, mounding habit
  • Cupped-shaped, yellow flowers with orange markings at the base of each petal
  • Dark green, basal leaves with 3-5, lanceolate leaflets
  • Suitable for screens, rock gardens or dry slopes
  • Bloom Time: May to June
  • Flower Height: 25 cm
  • Foliage Height: 10 cm
  • Flower Size: 2.5 cm

Zone:

5

Height:

5-10 cm

Spread:

20-25 cm

Colour:

Yellow
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Alpine Cinquefoil Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in an average to dry, well-drained, rocky soil, in full sun to partial shade. It is tolerant of dry, shady landscapes, although its habit becomes less compact. 


Potentilla crantzii Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Ground cover
Ground cover
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Spreading
Compact

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge
Roadside planting
Border/edging
Rooftop (extensive)