Potentilla fruticosa 'Goldfinger'
Pronunciation: poh-ten-TIL-a froo-ti-KOH-sa
|Description||A versatile small shrub that charms with its cheery yellow buttercup-like flowers. Fine-textured green foliage on a mounded form. Use as a colorful accent in shrub borders. An easy to care for shrub that is highly adaptable, that works well for foundation plantings and perennial beds. Deciduous.|
|Watering||Once established water during dry spells.|
|Blooms||Late spring to early summer|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 3 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Ground Cover|
|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.|
|Companion Plants||Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Weigela (Weigela); Spirea (Spiraea); Catmint (Nepeta); Ninebark (Physocarpus)|
|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
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.