Potentilla fruticosa 'SMPFMY' Plant Patent Applied ForItem #40990 USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 8
Bright, enthusiastic blossoms that are a stand out from the crowd! Finely textured, dark green foliage with an abundance of big yellow flowers from spring until late summer on a neat, compact, low-maintenance, deer and rabbit resistant shrub with a dense habit. A wonderful choice for adding a shock of color to the summer landscape. Deciduous.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Requires regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Compact growth, reaching only 2 ft. tall and wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:poh-ten-TILL-uh froo-tih-KOH-suhPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousGrowth habit:RoundGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Compact growth, reaching only 2 ft. tall and wide.Special features:Attracts Butterflies, Compact Form, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Pet Friendly, Tolerates Road Salt, WaterwiseFoliage color:Dark GreenBlooms:Late Spring to Late SummerFlower color:YellowPatent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.Companion PlantsSwitch Grass (Panicum); Spirea (Spiraea); Catmint (Nepeta); Ninebark (Physocarpus); Weigela (Weigela)
- CareCare InformationThrives in light, well-drained, sandy soils. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Thrives with regular water but tolerates dry spells when established. Apply a slow-release, general purpose fertilizer in early spring. Prune annually to promote vigorous new growth.Pruning time: early spring.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Requires regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.