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Marsh cinquefoil - Potentilla palustris - 1 litre

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If you enjoy watching butterflies, hoverflies and bees on your pool, plant Potentilla palustris for its deep red, star like flowers and sweet nectar providing both landing pads and a food source for these wildlife visitors.

  • Hardy
  • Easy care
  • Full sun / part shade
  • Aquatic soil
  • May - July
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Potentilla palustris has the habit of producing stems with toothed edged leaves which scramble across the pool surface. This mat of soft green foliage is studded with unusual deep red, star shaped flowers resembling a ruby studded quilt. It loves to grow in wet mud at a stream edge or bog garden covered by up to 10cm of water in a sunny or partially shaded pond or container pond. It will root along the woody stem into the water or mud and will provide shade and cover for wildlife. Loved by butterflies, hoverflies and bees as a nectar source.


Available as a 1L plant.

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Short name Marsh cinquefoil
Sub title Potentilla palustris - 1 litre
Brand Great Little Garden
Drought Resistance Not resistant to drought in any way
Flower Colour Red
Fragrance Green / brown
Plant Size 1 litre pot
Plant Type Water
Pot size (Litres) 1L
Season of Interest Spring - Summer
Soil Type Wet
Sun or Shade Partial shade
Where to Plant Water

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