Potentilla fruticosa 'ABBOTSWOOD'

Potentilla fruticosa
Potentilla fruticosa 'ABBOTSWOOD'
cinquefoil
SIZE/TYPE small shrub
 medium-sized shrub
USUAL HEIGHT 0.6-0.8m
USUAL WIDTH 1-1.3m
LEAVES deciduous broadleaf
COLOUR OF LEAVES +multicoloured:green a blue-green
FLOWERS showy
COLOUR OF FLOWERS white
BLOOMING TIME June - August
LOCATION full to partial sun
USDA zone (lowest) 3   (down to -40°C)
WINTER PROTECTION  
FOR ZONE 5+6 Code of winter protection zone 5+6
FOR ZONE 7 Code of winter protection zone 7
BELONGS TO CATEGORIES Deciduous broadleaf
Summer blooms
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Cinquefoil is a popular plant in gardens of various sizes and is often found in city parks and arboretums. They have several flower colours and thanks to zero maintenance they can be planted almost anywhere.

Abbotswood is an older and proven variety of cinquefoil. It produces masses or 3 cm wide, snow white flowers from late May until early July, and then repeats flowering in several flushes until late August or even mid September during warm and sunny conditions of late summer. Palmately divided leaves are small, medium green to glaucous blue-green, not very showy. It grows somewhat faster compared to modern varieties, a little less than a meter tall, and in order to create a nice looking shrub don’t be afraid to trim it lightly or moderately every spring. Thanks to very little care needed and high resistance to whims of weather, pests, and diseases it is ideal for low maintenance gardens.

Cinquefoil grows best in well-drained, poor or moderately fertile soil in full sun. Fast and large growing varieties can be trimmed in early spring. It does not need extra fertilizing or watering once established, though a good selective fertilizer may enhance continuous production of new flower buds. It is fully hardy to abt. -40°C (USDA zone 3), and suitable for outdoor pots down to zone 5, just do not let them dry out completely.

Last update 14-01-2020
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Potentilla fruticosa 'ABBOTSWOOD' height 20-30 cm, width 20-30 cm
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