- Position: full sun
- Soil: poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: June to August
- Flower colour: dark red
- Other features: hairy, strawberry-like leaves
- Hardiness: fully hardy
Sprays of saucer shaped dark red flowers from June to August and hairy, strawberry-like leaves. This vibrant Himalayan cinquefoil is perfect for a planting scheme based on hot colours. An excellent long flowering plant, given a sunny, well-drained site, it is trouble free and easy to grow.
- Garden care: Lift and divide large clumps in autumn or spring. In spring apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted garden compost or manure around the base of the plants
- Goes well with:Crocosmia 'Lucifer', Hemerocallis 'Stafford', Rosa 'L.D. Braithwaite', Dahlia 'Bishop of Llandaff', Cosmos astrosangineus, Artemisia 'Powis Castle'