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Spring Cinquefoil, Creeping Potentilla
Scientific Name: Potentilla neumanniana cv. 'Nana' Linn.
Synonym: Potentilla crantzii, Potentilla maculata, Potentilla tabernaemontanii, Potentilla flabellifolia, Potentilla verna
Family: Rosaceae
Spring  Cinquefoil, Creeping Potentilla (Potentilla  neumanniana cv. 'Nana')
Potentilla neumanniana cv. 'Nana' (as Potentilla verna 'Nana')
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 1-24,31-43
USDA: 4-8

Heat Tolerance: Questionable in hot desert areas

Sun Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Origin: Europe, up to 8000 feet elevation (2400 m)

Growth Habits: Perennial, 2 to 3 inches tall (5 to 8 cm), up to 2 feet spread (60 cm); hairy stems; leaves with 5 leaflets

Watering Needs: Moderate water, tolerates some wetness

Propagation: Division, seeds

Can be used as ground cover for areas with no, or very low traffic.

Blooming Habits:
Yellow 5-petaled flowers, 0.24 inch in diameter (6 mm), in spring

Fruiting Habits:

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