Click for previous Image Image 1 of 2 Potentilla lineata Potentilla

Incredible soft, furry silvery leaves are and architectural miracle.

Potentilla lineata


Plant Type:


Potentilla lineata (ex: Ed Bowen) – Extraordinary silvered ferny leaves are covered with white hairs all the growing season long... this is an exceptionally soft-to-the-touch beautiful foliage plant, the feel reminiscent of Lamb's Ears. It will stop you in your tracks it is so amazing. Leaves stand about 6 to 10 inches tall. Sunny five-petaled yellow cinquefoil flowers erupt in late spring to early summer on stems up to 20 inches high. Found in grasslands and thickets for best performance plant in average soil sited in full sun to mostly sunny conditions. This plant may be hardy through USDA zone 5. As to the southern end of its range we can only muster a guess as to zone 8. If anyone who knows with accuracy please contact us, let us know. Our plants came from Ed Bowen who received his as progeny from Chris Chadwell's Himalayan collection. Pot grown division.


6-10 in


Deep Yellow


(5?)6 to 8(9?)
What is my hardiness zone?
Item Description Price  
POTELINE Potentilla lineata (3.5 inch Square Press Fit Pot Extra Deep – 1.52 pints / 720 ml.) $14.00 Buy Now

Characteristics and Attributes for Potentilla lineata

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Spring / Summer / into Autumn

Nature Attraction

  • Deer Resistant


  • Full Sun
  • Mostly Sunny


  • Border
  • Rock Garden
  • Accent

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium


  • Draining
  • Fertile


  • Burma
  • Himalayas
  • Nepal
  • China

Propagated By

  • Division