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CheeseHead™ Potentilla

Potentilla fruticosa 'SMPFMY' PP #28,890

SKU
40990
Bright, enthusiastic blossoms that are a standout 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.
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3-8

Good to grow! 5

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Full sun, Partial sun

Once established water during dry spells.

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Botanical Pronunciationpoh-ten-TILL-uh froo-tih-KOH-suh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 2 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring to Late Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge, Groundcover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureEasy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsOnce established water during dry spells.
Companion PlantsSwitch Grass (Panicum); Ninebark (Physocarpus); Spirea (Spiraea); Catmint (Nepeta); Weigela (Weigela)

Thrives in light, well-drained, sandy soils. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate dry spells. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy appearance, prune lightly after flowering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8

USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Map

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 5

Good to grow!