Potentilla Fruticosa or Cinquefoil
Potentillas are a deciduous shrubs with palmately divided leaves which are often heavily veined or wrinkled. They are long-flowering and bear saucer-shaped flowers in varying colours throughout spring, summer and autumn.
Where to Site Your Potentilla
This makes them ideal in a mixed flower border or as ground cover
How to Grow and Look after your Potentilla
Potentillas are easy to grow and should be dead headed in early spring to encourage new growth.
They can also be given a light trim to maintain a controlled shape.
Potentillas grow well in moderately fertile, well-drained soil and in full sunlight. A little shade during the day will pro-long the flowering period