Setting Sun Shrubby Potentilla
Potentilla fruticosa 'Setting Sun'
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat. Needs less frequent watering, once established.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||poh-ten-TIL-a froo-ti-KOH-sa|
|Lore||Potentilla attract and are a food source for native bee populations, as well as a variety of beneficial insects, including predatory or parasitoid insects that prey upon garden pests.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 3 ft. tall, 3-4 ft. wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Erosion Control, Hedge, Mass Planting, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Waterwise, Bird Friendly, Pet Friendly, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat. Needs less frequent watering, once established.|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Shear lightly after flowering for a neat appearance.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3 - 7