Potentilla thurberi 'Monarch's Velvet'


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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: June to August
  • Flower colour: rich raspberry red
  • Other features: hairy, mid green, strawberry-like leaves
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Ravishing, rich raspberry red flowers with deep velvet red centres from June to August and hairy, strawberry-like leaves. This red cinquefoil is a fabulous, long flowering plant for a sunny herbaceous or cottage style border and is one of the most attractive varieties currently available. For maximum success chose a site that doesn't get waterlogged in winter.

  • Garden care: Lift and divide large clumps in autumn or spring. Apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted compost or manure around the base of the plant in spring

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