Pink Princess Potentilla

Potentilla fruticosa 'Pink Princess'

SKU
31374
This delightful dwarf shrub is perfect for the front of a border with cheerful clear pink flowers that appear throughout summer and into fall against the fine textured, gray-green foliage. Shade tolerant but showiest in full sun, this hardy robust plant withstands poor soils and needs little more than an annual pruning to maintain its neat form. Deciduous.
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Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationpoh-ten-TILL-uh froo-tih-KOH-suh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 2 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring to Early Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Urban Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Special FeatureDwarf Plant, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Pet Friendly, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Tolerates Road Salt
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsMaiden Grass (Miscanthus); Spirea (Spiraea); Catmint (Nepeta); Ninebark (Physocarpus); Spruce (Picea)

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

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