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Potentilla / Shrubby Cinquefoil (Potentilla fruticosa)

Landscape Use:
Makes an attractive small hedge without a lot of maintenance.
Valuable for late season bee food source.
Persistent seed heads provide winter interest.
Hot, dry, full sun.
Extremely drought tolerant for Calgary and area gardens.

Special Conditions:
A prairie plant that needs to be planted in suitable sites.
Native seed sourced potentillas survived the devastating fall of 2009.


Product Description

Small dense shrub 0.3 to 1m tall.
Grows in a nice tight round ball.
Native seed sourced potentillas have hairy leaves, giving a silver cast to the foliage; this is distinctive from all of the cultivar varieties.
Abundant yellow flowers bloom heavily mid to late summer, up and into frost.


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