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Potentilla Happy Face® White
ENLARGE IMAGE Extra-large blooms

Potentilla Happy Face® White

A beautiful shrub that goes with everything!
ZONE 2,3,4,5,6,7
As low as $14.99
  • One of the longest-blooming shrubs
  • Extremely hardy
  • Unbothered by deer
  • Versatile habit with hundreds of flowers
  • Disease resistant
  • Ship size: Starter Quart
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Potentilla Happy Face® White Description

The crisp, bright white flowers of Happy Face® White potentilla (Potentilla fruticosa) go with every plant, every color of home, every décor style, and always look refreshing in the garden! Plant this Proven Winners ColorChoice flowering shrub as a ground cover, edging, or in a perennial garden and enjoy a long – months long – display of big white blooms that will make you smile. Like other potentilla, Happy Face White is exceptionally cold tolerant and long blooming, but it has larger flowers and naturally grows as a nicer, fuller plant than conventional types.

Special features: Ground cover, Deer resistant, Rabbit resistant, Cold tolerant, Long blooming

Quick Facts

  • Botanical name: Potentilla fruticosa'White Lady' (also known as Dasiphora fruticosa
  • Common name:
    Potentilla, Shrubby cinquefoil, Tundra rose
  • Zone:
  • Sun exposure:
    Full sun (6+ hrs/day) to part shade or filtered light through the day.
  • Delivery:
    See schedule
  • Ship form:
    Starter quart
  • Soil type:
    Any well-drained soil will do.
  • Soil moisture:
  • Height x width:
  • Flower color:
  • Foliage color:
  • Season of interest:
    Late spring-frost
  • Uses:
    Ground cover, Edging, Perennial gardens, Landscaping.
  • Patent: USPP 22,761
  • Cannot ship to:
    AK, HI



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.
Water:  Average.
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 performance will resume when conditions improve.