POTENTILLA

Commonly known as Buttercup shrub, Cinquefoil, Fivefinger

Best colour in dull weather conditions. All Flower JUN-OCT

Genus of about 330 species of shrubs, herbaceous perennials and a few annuals and biennials found throughout the northern hemisphere in habitats ranging from meadows to mountain screes.

10 or more natives including the rare native P. fruticosa, Shrubby Cinquefoil, other Cinquefoils, Silverweed and the four-petalled Tormentil.

Further Reading....
  • Dwarf shrub
    Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant (single-flowered forms of native fruticosa) - insects. Grown for their usually 5-petalled saucer to cup-shaped flowers in shades of yellow, orange, pink or red, or white. Cultivars with orange, red or pink flowers tend to fade in very strong sunshine.Flowers are produced from spring to autumn.
    Place of origin
    Throughout northern hemisphere
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
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POTENTILLA fruticosa 'Abbotswood'

POTENTILLA fruticosa 'Abbotswood'

Buttercup shrub, Shrubby cinquefoil

the best white

 
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POTENTILLA fruticosa 'Bellissima'

POTENTILLA fruticosa 'Bellissima'

Buttercup shrub, Shrubby cinquefoil

pink flowers with yellow centre.

 
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POTENTILLA fruticosa 'Double Punch Peach'

Buttercup shrub, Shrubby cinquefoil

double peach-flowers

 
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POTENTILLA fruticosa 'Elizabeth'

POTENTILLA fruticosa 'Elizabeth'

Buttercup shrub, Shrubby cinquefoil

canary-yellow

 
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POTENTILLA fruticosa 'Primrose Beauty'

POTENTILLA fruticosa 'Primrose Beauty'

Buttercup shrub, Shrubby cinquefoil

pale yellow.

 
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POTENTILLA fruticosa 'Princess'

POTENTILLA fruticosa 'Princess'

Buttercup shrub, Shrubby cinquefoil

soft pink

 
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POTENTILLA fruticosa 'Red Ace'

POTENTILLA fruticosa 'Red Ace'

Buttercup shrub, Shrubby cinquefoil

red

 
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POTENTILLA fruticosa 'Tangerine'

POTENTILLA fruticosa 'Tangerine'

Buttercup shrub, Shrubby cinquefoil

orange

 
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POTENTILLA fruticosa 'Tilford Cream'

POTENTILLA fruticosa 'Tilford Cream'

Buttercup shrub, Shrubby cinquefoil

creamy-white.

 
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Herbaceous forms

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POTENTILLA 'Gibson's Scarlet'

POTENTILLA 'Gibson's Scarlet'

Buttercup shrub, Cinquefoil

bright red dazzling flowers with black centre

 
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POTENTILLA megalantha

POTENTILLA megalantha

Buttercup shrub, Cinquefoil

clump forming perennial with saucer-shaped yellow flowers

 
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POTENTILLA nepalensis 'Miss Willmott'

POTENTILLA nepalensis 'Miss Willmott'

Buttercup shrub, Cinquefoil

pink flowers with a dark centre

 
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POTENTILLA thurberi 'Monarch's Velvet'

POTENTILLA thurberi 'Monarch's Velvet'

Buttercup shrub, Fivefinger, Scarlet cinquefoil

dark-centred flowers of rich red. Bright green strawberry-like leaves

 
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POTENTILLA 'William Rollison'

POTENTILLA 'William Rollison'

Buttercup shrub, Cinquefoil

striking orange flame colour

 
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Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

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Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

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Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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