Scarlet Cinquefoil - Potentilla thurberi
This perennial wildflower is native to the southwestern U.S. It is found in rich soil in mountain meadows, forests and along mountain streams. Flowers are a deep red and resemble the red garden Geum. Attracts numerous native pollinators as well as honey bees. Requires moderately moist soils.
Zones: 1 through 10
Height: Up to 2-3 ft.
Flower Color: Red
Plant Type: Perennial
Light Requirement: Sun, Partial Shade
Bloom Time: Early - Summer
Seeds per Packet: 50 +/-
Seeds per Pound: 1,400,000
Is this wildflower invasive: No
Is this wildflower endangered: No
Is this wildflower edible: No
Is this wildflower medicinal: No