Potentilla fruticosa

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characteristics

A low growing, long blooming, rounded shrub with delicate greyish-green leaves. Flowers are a striking yellow that contrast nicely with the foliage. Provides good erosion control; pest and maintenance free. One of a few native shrubs available at local nurseries and garden centres; usually called potentilla. A member of the rose family.

Starts from seed, bare root.

T SSN H W sun soil H2O fire N2 pH summer fall flower (seed)
D CW-Y 1.2 1.2 S F-M-C DM •• - 5.5-8.0 green-grey yellow yellow

habitat

Meadows, well-drained areas.

uses

North American aboriginals used the dried leaves as a spice or to make tea.

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