Potentilla Happy Face Hearts® Description
Happy Face Hearts® potentilla (Potentilla fruticosa) brings a total new, novel color to this reliable flowering shrub. Each bloom resembles an apple blossom, flushed with pink around the edges and with a yellow center that turns white as the bloom ages. Extremely cold tolerant and deer resistant, potentilla are some of the longest blooming flowering shrubs ever. The Happy Face series from Proven Winners was selected by their expert horticulturists for its extra-large flowers, vigorous growth, long bloom time, and of course, its beauty.
Special features: Ground cover, Deer resistant, Rabbit resistant, Cold tolerant, Long blooming
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- Botanical name: Potentilla fruticosa 'SNBPPS' (also known as Dasiphora fruticosa
- Common name:
Potentilla, Shrubby cinquefoil, Tundra rose
- Sun exposure:
Full sun (6+ hrs/day) to part shade or filtered light through the day.
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- Soil type:
Any well-drained soil will do.
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- Flower color:
Pink with white-yellow center
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- Season of interest:
Ground cover, Edging, Perennial gardens, Landscaping.
- Patent: USPPAF
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Soil: Not finicky about soil, as long as it is well drained. Doesn't tolerate extremely wet or extremely dry conditions.
Light: Full sun (6+ hrs/day) to part shade/filtered light.
Space: Min 2' apart.
Fertilizing: Little needed. Apply a granular rose fertilizer in early spring if desired..
Winterizing: A good 2-3" layer of mulch is recommended.
Maintenance: In early spring, when new growth begins, cut out any dead portions. Plant may be sheared by half or more to encourage new growth. Once mature, remove a few of the oldest stems each year to encourage robust new growth. If the weather gets very hot in summer, plants may take a break from blooming but will resume when conditions improve.
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