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DESCRIPTION: A compact mounded shrub with an abundance of deep pink flowers from early spring to late summer, and fine textured light green foliage; best in light afternoon shade, but very hardy, tough and adaptable to all conditions, dislikes wet soils. Excellent for borders and small shrub beds.
BOTANICAL NAME: Potentilla fruticosa 'Hachliss'
OTHER NAMES: Bush Cinquefoil, Shrubby Cinquefoil
AVERAGE MATURE HEIGHT: 60-90 cm
AVERAGE MATURE SPREAD: 60-60 cm
SUN EXPOSURE: Full sun
FLOWER COLOUR: Deep pink with yellow center
FLOWERING TIME: Late spring until frost.
FOLIAGE COLOUR: Dusty-green
COLD HARDINESS: Zone 3 ( Should survive up to -39.9° Celsius )
WATER NEEDS: Average - Drought tolerant
OTHER FEATURES: Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant
Bella Bellissima™ Potentilla features showy rose flowers with gold eyes at the ends of the branches from late spring to early fall. It has light green foliage throughout the season. The small ferny compound leaves do not develop any appreciable fall colour.
Bella Bellissima™ Potentilla is a dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.
This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting butterflies to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.
Bella Bellissima™ Potentilla is recommended for the following landscape applications:
Planting & Growing
Bella Bellissima™ Potentilla will grow to be about 3 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 3 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.
This shrub does best in full sun to partial shade. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist locations, and should do just fine under typical garden conditions. It is considered to be drought-tolerant, and thus makes an ideal choice for a low-water garden or xeriscape application. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This is a selection of a native North American species.
*We must be contacted within 7 days of delivery and plants must be taken care of, unplanted and watered until we can pick them up.
**Cedars & Perennials only come with an in-season warranty only. Warranty does not apply to frost damage, hail damage, wind damage or any other acts of mother nature. Plants must be properly planted, properly watered and cared for. Warranty only applies to items purchased at full price or to a maximum discount of 10% unless otherwise specified.