Red Ace Potentilla
Potentilla fruticosa 'Red Ace'
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 2 to 3 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late Spring through Fall|
|Design Ideas||Makes a strong accent in a perennial border. Adds a jolt of intense color to green shrub borders. Use at the turns of garden paths or adjacent to the transition from one type of ground surface to another.|
|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||Dense Habit, 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||Fountain Grass (Pennisetum); Ninebark (Physocarpus); Spirea (Spiraea); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Catmint (Nepeta)|
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