Potentilla Happy Face® Yellow Description
Happy Face® Yellow potentilla (Potentilla fruticosa) blooms it’s happy little face off in your garden! Starting in late spring, this selection from Proven Winners ColorChoice Shrubs is covered in extra-large, bright yellow flowers that do indeed resemble a classic happy face. Extremely cold hardy and deer resistant, it’s the perfect choice for people who want lots of color, year after year, without lifting a finger. See for yourself just how potent this potentilla can be!
Special features: Ground cover, Deer resistant, Rabbit resistant, Cold tolerant, Long blooming
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- Botanical name: Potentilla fruticosa'Lundy' (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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Any well-drained soil will do.
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- Season of interest:
Ground cover, Edging, Perennial gardens, Landscaping.
- Patent: USPP 22,176
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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 performance will resume when conditions improve.
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