Potentilla nepalensis ‘Ron McBeath’ CINQUEFOIL –
Toothed, light green leaflets (strawberry-like) bearing wiry branches forms a low mound of foliage. Potentilla nepalensis ‘Ron McBeath’ CINQUEFOIL starts blooming in early summer, clusters of saucer shaped carmine-red single blooms with darker centers.
– Height with flowers: 30cm approx.
– Width: 30cm – 50cm approx.
– Position: Full sun or Partial shade
– Soil: Well drained, very adaptive, also tolerates acidic soil.
– Fragrance: –
– Frost: Hardy
– Growth: Perennial
– Attracts: Another pollinator friendly plant.
– Care: Trim back hard after flowering to create fresh new leaves.
– Deer & Rabbit resistant: Not first choice for nibbling pests.
– Origin: The species “Potentilla nepalensis” is native to East Asia and the West Himalayas, from Pakistan to Nepal. Cinquefoils in general have grown naturally and wild throughout most cool and cold regions of the world. With most of its species being herbaceous perennials but a few are erect or creeping shrubs.