POTENTILLA fruticosa 'Princess'

Commonly known as Buttercup shrub, Shrubby cinquefoil

Soft pink
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Pinnate leaves to 4cm (1½in) long composed of usually 5 or 7 narrowly oblong, dark-green leaflets.
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Soft pink
  • Height
    60cm (24in)
  • Spread
    1m (39in)
  • Dwarf shrub
    Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
    Low growing. Flowers bleach slowly to white in full sun.
  • Very hardy
    Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun

POTENTILLA fruticosa 'Princess'

 
Available late spring to early summer 2024 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£13.50 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £12.00 each
Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2024
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Also known as 'Blink'. Blooms over a long period from late spring to mid autumn.
    Pests & Diseases
    Trouble free.
    Place of origin
    Garden origin.
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Saucer-shaped
    2.5cm (1in) across
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Border
    Suitable for a mixed or herbaceous border
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 7
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that flower on previous year's growth in Spring, or current year's growth in late Summer/Autumn.
    Action: Cut back flowered shoots to within 1 inch of previous year's growth.
    When: Annually after flowering or in Spring if flowering on current year's growth.

  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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Potentilla - Growing Guide
60cm (24in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1m (39in)
 

Useful extras...

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Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
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Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
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