Prairie Cinquefoil (Drymocallis arguta)

Diminutive, yet beautiful in its own right, Cinquefoil adds a unique character to the landscape with delicate white flowers and interesting fuzzy leaves. A tough plant native to Illinois dry prairies, this plant adds interest to the summer natural areas.


  • Acronym: DRYARG
  • Life-Cycle: Perennial
  • Bloom Color: White
  • Bloom Time: June - September
  • Typical Height: 24"
  • Light Preference: Full Sun
  • Soil Preference: Dry-Mesic
  • Root Structure: Taproot with Short Rhizome
  • Stratification: Cold & Moist for 60 Days
  • Seeds per Ounce: 230,000*
  • Seeds per Packet: 3,000*


Other scientific names used for this species:

  • Potentilla arguta


Other common names used for this species:

  • None


*Approximate, actual number of seeds may vary slightly by seed lot.

Drymocallis arguta - Per Ounce