Yellow Gem Potentilla

Potentilla fruticosa 'Yellow Gem'

$29.00 + GST

A hardy, tough, adaptable plant. An dense, multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a low growing, spreading, mounded habit of growth making it the lowest growing Potentilla. Large yellow blooms persist throughout the season, from late spring through fall (June until frost). New growth emerges red in colour. Longest bloom period of all Potentilla. Features grey-green ferny foliage throughout the season, turning to a yellow colour in fall.

TYPE Deciduous Shrub SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 2 ft SOIL Well Drained
SPREAD 3 ft FLOWER Spring, Yellow
ZONE 2 FRUIT No Fruit
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Latin Name: Potentilla fruticosa 'Yellow Gem'
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Size:

Small size shrub

Growth Rate:

Slow growth rate

Fall Colour:

Yellow fall colour

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts butterflies

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer resistant

Applications:

Used as an accent, hedge or in a mass planting

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Sun:

Plant in a full sun location

Drainage:

Requires moist well drained soil, but will not tolerate standing water

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant once established

Pollution Tolerance:

Highly tolerant of urban pollution

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

Best pruned in late winter or early spring once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Prune to ground every few year to avoid "woody" appearance

Additional information

Pot Size

#2 Pot

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