Potentilla fruticosa 'Goldfinger'
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||poh-ten-TIL-a froo-ti-KOH-sa|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 3 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late Spring to Early Summer|
|Design Ideas||This yellow-flowering rangy perennial is highly versatile and adapts to unfavorable conditions. Use as a true perennial or as a fast-growing shrub for hot, dry places in the garden. Grow in the perennial border at middle to rear location. Use it as filler between upright, sparse shrubs or among both needled and broadleaf evergreens. An attention-getting foundation plant for front yards. Fine choice for drought-resistant gardens or for that cheerful rangy quality so loved in country or cottage gardens.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Firewise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Urban Garden, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Pet Friendly, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Tolerates Road Salt|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Weigela (Weigela); Spirea (Spiraea); Catmint (Nepeta); Ninebark (Physocarpus)|
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