Plant Profile

Plant Profile

Potentilla anserina
silverweed

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Potentilla anserina-silverweed – cinquefoil- yellow flowering, low growing perennial. California native – growing near ocean inlets, rivers, and seasonally damp areas. Low growing and spreading. Will also grow well as part of a meadow garden in sunny or semi-shaded area too. Flowers from early spring through summer.

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Plant Facts & Observations

Identification

Botanical Name

Potentilla anserina

Common Name

silverweed

Origin

California Native

Characteristics

Plant Type

Groundcover

Growth Rate

Fast growth rate

Mature Size

8 tall × 2-1/2' wide

Flower Color

Yellow

Blooming Season

Flowers Spring / Summer

Foliage

Semi-deciduous

Wildlife Value

Bees, Butterflies

Climactic Requirements

Light

Full Sun / Filtered Sun / Part Shade

Water

Occasional
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