Potentilla

Potentilla

  • Potentilla
  • Potentilla
  • Flower name
    Potentilla
  • Scientific name
    Potentilla
  • Aliasキンバイ, ロウゲ, 狼牙, ポテンチラ
  • Place of originnorthern hemisphere
  • Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens, Low mountains, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July, August, September

What is Potentilla

Potentilla or cinquefoils (scientific name:Potentilla) is a small shrub or annual, perennial plant native to the northern hemisphere and part in the family Rosaceae.
There are many species, and it grows wildly in the temperate to cold lowland to alpine zones.

Common name: Potentilla, scientific name:Potentilla, aka:cinquefoils,Living type: shrub/perennial/perennial, plant height: 5 to 100 cm, Leaf shape: 5 budding leaves/odd pinnate budding leaves; small leaf shape: elliptical/elongate, leaf margin: serrated; inflorescence: conglomerate inflorescence; number of petals: 5, leaf shape: 5 budding leaves/odd pinnate budding leaves, Color: yellow, red, pink, orange, white; diameter: 1.5 - 3 cm; flowering season: May - September.
Uses: ground covers, potted plants, rock gardens.


  • Order
    Rosaceae
  • Family
    Rosaceae
  • Genus
    Potentilla
  • Species
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    palisade compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typesmall shrub or annual, perennial plant
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height5.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.5 ~ 3.0 cm

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