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Potentilla fruticosa

Shrubby cinquefoil

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Features

  • BloomsMay to October
  • Height0.6m to 1.25m
  • Spread0.5m to 1.5m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourWhite-green, yellow-orange, pink, red
  • Leaf ColourGreen shades

Description

Potentilla fruticosa (Shrubby cinquefoil). This is a deciduous dense shrub which grows about 1m tall. In early summer to autumn it will produce 25mm wide blooms.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous, Fragrant

Origin

Northern hemisphere

Interest and use

Banks, specimen, border, hedging, ornamental. Summer/Autumn interest.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Light, Medium, Chalky
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterSemi-moist or Dry

Cultivation

They grow in well-drained, fertile soil. They will thrive in full sun in temperate climates.

Propagation

You can propagate by division in the spring, or from seeds or by division in autumn.

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