Plant Number: 1.440.120   

Spring Cinquefoil
Potentilla neumanniana


(Formerly Potentilla verna) A cheery spring-flowering perennial, excellent as a pathway edging, in the rock garden or at the front of a sunny border. Clusters of small yellow buttercup flowers nestle among the green leaves in late spring. Forms a low mat, easily divided in early autumn. Requires good drainage. Evergreen in mild winter regions.

Zone 3 to Zone 9

Conditions     Appearance    
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun

Soil Type

Soil pH

Soil Moisture

Care Level

Foot Traffic

Rate of Spread
Flower Colour

Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Late Spring
  Mid Spring

Foliage Color
  Deep Green

Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Alpine & Rock
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Ground Cover

Flower Head Size

   15-20 cm
   6-8 inches

   20-30 cm
   8-12 inches