Potentilla fruticosa is a lovely dense growing hardy deciduous flowering shrub with decorative silvery green foliage suitable for edges and hedging. From late spring onwards the hedge is covered with bright golden flowers.
Average growth per year isapprox 15 – 25cm. Great shrub for windy locations.
Details Potentilla fruticosa
- Bee Friendly
- Blooms: May – July
- Flower colour: yellow
- Leaf colour: Grey
- Full grown: 5 Years
- Full grown height: 1 – 1.50 m
- Full grown width: 50 – 75 cm
- Plant location: sunny
- Plant depth: 15 cm
- Plants required: 5 per metre
- Hardiness: -15 Celsius
- Preferred soil: Well drained
How to take care of Potentilla Fruticosa
These flowers resemble small wild roses and they bring colour to your garden from summer into autumn. They are compact and are suitable for border and decorative hedging . You can plant from autumn to spring.
They thrive in fertile well-drained soil. All Potentilla’s like a sunny position. It helps to apply a mulch of organic matter in the spring. The var. Fruticosa is well suited to be planted as an colourful hedge, the shiny green foliage and bright flowers are rather attractive.
Plant 3 shrubs per meter and trim only to correct shape. Height up to one meter
The dwarf varieties do well in rockery and borde edgings as and should not be trimmed at all