Common Cinquefoil (Potentilla simplex)
Fields and Open Areas
Grows in Sun/Shade:
Pollinator friendly, Walnut tolerant, Drought tolerant
5-20 cm (1-7 in); Low, trailing plant.
It forms a thick ground cover in full sun and grows less densely in shade. Potentillas should be one of your first choices if you are planning a butterfly garden, as butterflies find them a very attractive nectar source.
For more information about this plant please visit the
Ontario Wildflowers website
4265 Wilmot-Easthope Rd., New Hamburg, (2 km north
of highway 7/8 or south of Erb's Road)
Nursery (please call ahead) 519-662-2529
(office) or 519-272-3393 (cell)
Preorder or consultation 519-831-0953 or email