POTENTILLA thurberi (Scarlet Cinquefoil)

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Potentilla Thurberi commonly known as ‘Scarlet Cinquefoil’. A perennial of rich, conifer forests. Its leafy stems are usually at least a foot tall. This flowering species is native to conifer mountains of Arizona and New Mexico. They are clump-forming, showy, saucer-shaped, deep raspberry-red flowers. Flowers bloom usually in all summers....
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Potentilla Thurberi commonly known as ‘Scarlet Cinquefoil’. A perennial of rich, conifer forests. Its leafy stems are usually at least a foot tall. This flowering species is native to conifer mountains of Arizona and New Mexico. They are clump-forming, showy, saucer-shaped, deep raspberry-red flowers. Flowers bloom usually in all summers. This flowering species is easy to grow and show quick growth. 

Number of Seeds Max Coverage Area (Square Ft.)
0.5OZ 40,625 38
1OZ 81,250 75
1/4LB 325,000 300
1/2LB 650,000 600
1LB 1,300,000 1,200
5LB 6,500,000 6,000

Scientific Name: Potentilla Thurberi

Common Name: Scarlet Cinquefoil

Plant Type: Herbaceous Perennial 

Family: Rosaceae 

Native Range: Arizona and New Mexico

Height: 12 to 30 "

Spread: 12 to 24 " 

Habitat: Conifer forests; 6000 to 9000 ft

Zone: 4-9

Exposure: Full sun to part shade 

Blooming Season: Summer  

Attracts: Hummingbirds, Bees, Butterflies

Resistant: Deer, Drought

Flower Shape: Saucer shaped

Flower Color: Red

Water Requirement: Medium 

Soil Type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy 

Soil pH: Slightly acid (6.1-6.5), Neutral (6.6-7.3), Slightly alkaline (7.4-7.8)

Advantage: Moderate growth rate, Easy to grow 

Uses: City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and Borders

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