Potentilla fruticosa 'SMPFMY' Plant Patent #28,890Item #40990 USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 8
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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.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Moderate growing, compact shrub; reaches 2 ft. tall and wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:poh-ten-TILL-uh froo-tih-KOH-suhPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousGrowth habit:RoundedGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate growing, compact shrub; reaches 2 ft. tall and wide.Special features:Compact Form, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Pet Friendly, Tolerates Road Salt, WaterwiseFoliage color:Dark GreenBlooms:Late Spring to Late SummerFlower color:YellowPatent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.Companion PlantsSwitch Grass (Panicum); Ninebark (Physocarpus); Spirea (Spiraea); Catmint (Nepeta); Weigela (Weigela)
- CareCare InformationThrives 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. Apply a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, prune lightly after flowering.Pruning time: early spring.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.