Spring Garden Tips

Potentilla

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Botanical Name

Potentilla fruticosa

Hardiness

Zones 2 to 6(7)

Height

1 to 4 feet

Width

2 to 4 feet

Flowers

June to frost: yellow, pink, white; buttercup-like, single or in cymes

Light

Full sun to part shade

Soil

Moist, well-drained, tolerates poor soils

Planting and Care

Transplants easily

Salt and drought tolerant

Does well in extreme cold

Renewal prune in late winter to keep it looking its best

Problems

Can look scrappy (renewal prune)

Varieties to Consider

Abbotswood - large white flowers, 3x3', dark bluish-green foliage

Fargo - deep golden 1" flowers, compact spreading, 2-3'x3-4'

Pink Beauty - pink flowers

McKay's White - creamy white flowers, fruitless, zone 3

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