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Potentilla fruticosa 'Abbotswood'

More About Potentilla fruticosa 'Abbotswood'

  • Wide, white flowers are the first to appear of the species
  • Potentilla is one of the few woody plants to flower all summer
  • Seeds are inconspicuous, persisting into the winter
  • Bluish-green, fine foliage
  • Mounding, spreading habit
  • Bloom Time: Late spring

Zone:

2

Height:

50-60 cm

Spread:

50-60 cm

Colour:

White
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Abbotswood Cinquefoil Growing and Maintenance Tips

Potentilla grows best in a semi-dry, fertile soil, transplant easily, and tolerate a wide range of soil types and conditions. They can be pruned down to 7 to 10 cm late fall or early spring every few years, to help maintain a fresh look.


Potentilla fruticosa 'Abbotswood' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Ground cover
Ground cover
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Seed

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Lt. Sum-Fall
Summer

Habit

Spreading
Mounding

Foliage Color

Green
Blue

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Foundation planting

 Suitable Substitutions for Potentilla fruticosa 'Abbotswood'

Potentilla fruticosa 'Primrose Beauty'

Potentilla fruticosa 'Primrose Beauty'

Primrose Beauty Cinquefoil