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Zone:  3-8

Height:  5-15cm [2-6in]

Spread:  2m [6ft]

Bloom:  Covered with bright yellow 5-petaled flowers in late spring with occasional rebloom in fall

Foliage:  Dark green thickly-layered, serrated leaves are evergreen in mild winters forming a beautiful ground cover (low or no-traffic)

Light:  Sun, part shade

Water:  Medum to dry, doesn't like wet 

Soil:  Tolerates most with good drainage

Maintenance:  Virtually zero

Use:  Excellent for filling between flagstones, in rock gardens  or for covering soil to prevent erosion

Potentilla verna 'Nana' (Alpine cinquefoil)