• slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide

Potentilla

Botanical Name
Potentilla fruticosa
Min Zone
2
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 & 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
  • Abbotswood - large white flowers, 3 feet tall and wide, dark bluish-green foliage
  • Fargo - deep golden 1 inch flowers, compact spreading, 2 to 3 feet tall, 3 to 4 feet wide
  • Pink Beauty - pink flowers
  • McKay's White - creamy white flowers, fruitless, Zone 3

Related Content

Upcoming Appearances


April 11, 2021
Improve Soil for
Better Gardening Results

Webinar

April 15, 2021
Helpful Ideas for New Plant Parents
Webinar

April 21, 2021
Plant a Landscape that
Makes a Difference

Webinar

May 12, 2021
Top Plants for Rain Gardens, Water Gardens & Shoreline Gardens
+ Those to Avoid

Webinar

May 13, 2021
Planting Your Rain Garden
Webinar

Register today! Plus, watch Melinda's past webinars ON DEMAND
for a limited time.

Learn More

Book an Appearance

Learn More

Win Plantskydd Animal Repellent package

ENTER NOW