Potentilla fruticosa

'White Lady'

USPP 22,761

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  • Hardy
  • Deer resistant
  • Durable

Very large flowers. Extra large, pure white flowers adorn Happy Face® White potentilla from spring to late summer. It has a dense habit with dark green foliage. Excellent for mass plantings and commercial landscapes.

USDA Zone 2 - 7 (-50°F/-45°C)

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Exposure Full sun, Part sun

Height 2 - 3'

Width 2 - 3'

Finish Time 1 season

Type Deciduous

Bloom Time Late spring - frost

Flower Color White

Foliage Color Green

Liner Sizes 2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn

Soil Tolerates most any soil, with the possible exception of prolonged wet conditions.

Pruning Benefits from a good trim in late winter/early spring, during which up to one-third of the oldest branches may be removed as well. Periodic rejuvenation is recommended.

Uses Mixed borders; foundation plantings; mass plantings.

Growing Tips Though potentilla can grow in partial shade, a minimum of six hours of sun is recommended for best flowering and form. Flowering may slow during periods of hot weather. Very deer resistant.