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Potentilla fruticosa Tangerine

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Shrubby Cinquefoil

Produces masses of bright yellow flowers over a long period

This Potentilla lives up to its name with its tangerine coloured flowers adorning the plant throughout the summer and into autumn. Small grey green leaves compliment the tangerine flowers.

Where?

Prefers partial shade although will grow well in full sun.

How?

Plant in a free draining soil. Growing in partial sunshine will prolong the flowering time.

Plant details


In depth plant information

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Plant type Ornamental shrub, Ground cover
Flower colour
Foliage colour
Typically available April - September
Season of interest Summer, Autumn
Flowering June - September
Evergreen No
Plant height 115 cm - 150 cm
Plant width 110 cm - 150 cm
Fragrant flowers No
Attracts bees Yes
Attracts butterflies Yes
Plant height in 5 years 90 cm
Hardiness zone (?) H4

Will perform best in these conditions

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Soil type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Light exposure Full sun, Part shade
Soil drainage Well drained, Medium
Planting instructions

Water the plant in its pot thoroughly before planting – give it a good soaking. Prepare the area by digging a hole twice the size of the pot. Dig compost into the base of the hole. Remove the pot and position the plant in the hole, with the top of the rootball about level with the surrounding soil. Refill the planting hole with a mixture of garden soil and compost, firming as you go. Water in well and keep well watered during the plant's first year.

Planting site Cottage garden, Informal garden, City garden, Courtyard garden, Flower border and beds

Typically available

From April to September