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Potentilla recta 'Warrenii' (Sulphur Cinquefoil)

Sulphur Cinquefoil 'Warrenii', Potentilla recta 'Macrantha'


Potentilla recta 'Warrenii' (Sulphur Cinquefoil) is a vigorous, tufted, herbaceous perennial with palmately divided leaves adorned with 5-9 coarsely toothed, hairy leaflets. From late spring to late summer, bright canary-yellow, saucer-shaped flowers, 1 in. across (2.5 cm), are carried in loose terminal clusters. Potentilla recta 'Warrenii' is not as weedy as the species and flowers for a longer time. It is a good choice for the front of a sunny border.

  • Grows up to 12-18 in. tall and wide (30-45 cm). Will spread in the garden by self-seeding.
  • Performs best in full sun or part shade, in moderately fertile, medium moisture, well-drained soils. Drought tolerant once established.
  • Great for banks and slopes, beds and borders, city gardens, coastal gardens, cottage gardens, rock gardens or containers.
  • Virtually pest and disease free. Rarely if ever troubled by browsing deer.
  • After flowering, remove the flower stems at ground level.
  • Can be propagated by division in spring.
  • Potentilla recta is classified as a noxious weed in five U.S. States (Washington, Oregon, Montana, Nevada and Colorado) plus in the Province of British Columbia, Canada.

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Requirements

Hardiness 3 – 8
Heat Zones 1 – 8
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" – 18" (30cm – 45cm)
Water Needs Low, 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
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Banks and Slopes, Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Coastal Garden, Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage

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Requirements

Hardiness 3 – 8
Heat Zones 1 – 8
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" – 18" (30cm – 45cm)
Water Needs Low, 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
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Banks and Slopes, Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Coastal Garden, Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage

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