Vajardanti, Potentilla Flower in the valley of flowers.

वज्रदन्ती, Potentilla Flower found in the Valley of flowers

वज्रदन्ती or Potentilla is found in 4-5 varieties in the Valley of flowers. It is very attractive flower especially due to its color and velvety texture. It is a common flower and can be spotted easily in the valley of flowers and Hemkund Sahib from June mid to End of September.

English Name

Himalayan Cinquefoil

Local Name

Vajradanti, वज्रदन्ती



Flowering time

June to August


Found in barren fellfields habitat with high speed winds and low temperature.


People take potentilla as a tea for the treatment of diarrhea. It is sometimes applied to the affected area for swelling (inflammation) and soreness of the mouth and throat.

Location in the Valley of flowers

You can find this flower almost everywhere in the valley. This is very beautiful and can be seen throughout the season. This can be seen even at Hemkund Sahib in addition to Valley of Flowers. It is found mainly in two colors Red and Yellow.

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