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Gold Star Potentilla

Potentilla fruticosa 'Gold Star'

Pronunciation: poh-ten-TIL-a froo-ti-KOH-sa
SKU #06680
3-7

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OVERVIEW
Description A densely branched deciduous shrub valued for its beautiful display of golden yellow blooms that cover the finely textured green foliage profusely throughout summer. Excellent as a colorful border planting, landscape accent or massed as a groundcover. Very tolerant of poor soils. Deciduous.
Light Full sun
Watering Once established water during dry spells.
Blooms Summer through Fall
Mature Size Quickly reaches 2 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Fast Growing
Growth Rate Fast
Growth Habit Rounded
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Hedge, Ground Cover
Design Ideas Uniquely resistant to heat and infertile soils, Gold Star is a natural candidate for drought-resistant gardens. Spreading form can be used in an irregular mass as groundcover or as single mounds of color among both shrubs and perennials. Makes a good foundation cover around building walls or along the base of fence lines. A lovely carefree filler for country garden in spots bathed in afternoon heat.
Flower Color Yellow
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Boxwood (Buxus); Spirea (Spiraea); Smoke Tree (Cotinus); Weigela (Weigela); Lilac (Syringa)
CARE
Care 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: 3-7

USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Map

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 7

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