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Potentilla fruticosa 'Red Ace'

More About Potentilla fruticosa 'Red Ace'

  • Small flowers appear red, and fade to orange in intense heat
  • Potentilla is among the few plants to flower all summer
  • Seeds are inconspicuous but persisting into the winter
  • Medium green, fine foliage
  • Mounding, spreading habit
  • Bloom Time: Late spring to fall

Zone:

3

Height:

60-80 cm

Spread:

80-100 cm

Colour:

Orange
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Red Ace Cinqufoil 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 'Red Ace' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium
Slow

Attributes

Seed
Deciduous

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Summer
Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Upright
Mounding

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Foundation planting
Border/edging