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Potentilla 'Flamenco' (Cinquefoil)

Cinquefoil 'Flamenco', Five Fingers 'Flamenco'


Very free flowering, Potentilla 'Flamenco' (Cinquefoil) is a clump-forming, herbaceous perennial boasting showy, blood red, 5-petaled flowers adorned with a dark center from late spring to late summer. Produced in abundance, the blossoms contrast nicely against the foliage mound of strawberry-like, medium green leaves. Noted for its extremely long blooming season, this Cinquefoil is one of the easiest plants to care for. It is perfect for adding color to a sunny border.

  • Grows up to 1-2 ft. tall and wide (30-60 cm).
  • Performs best in full sun or part shade, in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils. Tolerates drought once established.
  • Virtually pest and disease free, it is also deer resistant.
  • Cinquefoil is very adaptable and an excellent choice for border fronts, cottage gardens, or rock gardens.
  • Cut back stems in fall.

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Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 8
Climate Zones 2, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Potentilla - Cinquefoils
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Height 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 12" – 24" (30cm – 60cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy
Tolerance Deer, Drought
Garden Uses Beds and Borders
Garden Styles Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage

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Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 8
Climate Zones 2, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Potentilla - Cinquefoils
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Height 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 12" – 24" (30cm – 60cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy
Tolerance Deer, Drought
Garden Uses Beds and Borders
Garden Styles Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage

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