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Potentilla hyparctica

Common name arctic cinquefoil
Family rosaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z3-9)
Flowers yellow (late spring-early summer)
Size 4-6"
Light sun
Cultural notes well-drained soil

Taprooted perennial forming a low mound or tuft of deep green divided leaves resembling those of a strawberry, with single buttercup flowers held just above. The plant is found in high arctic regions across the northern hemispere.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '10 trade. Baggy 35F (10w) - 70F (55+%G, 6-11d)
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 35F (9w) - 70F (28%G, 7-9d)

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