Shrubby Cinquefoil 'Sommerflor'

Potentilla fruticosa 'Sommerflor'

Shrubby Cinquefoil

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This cultivar is a deciduous shrub species that produces grey green foliage which is pinnately divided. Flowers are a bright golden yellow, with 5 petals and appear over a long period.
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Cuttings

Take softwood cuttings in early summer.

Special features

Origin

Europe, Eurasia

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Soil type

Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Uses

Notes

This shrub suits being grown in informal cottage gardens but can also be planted as hedging/screens in urban settings.

Personality

Family

Rosaceae

Flower colour

Yellow

Scent

Mild

Problems

Generally pest and disease free
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