Potentilla 'Goldfinger' - Shrub

Potentilla fruticosa 'Goldfinger'
Potentilla 'Goldfinger'

Nearly endless summer blossoming pleasure!

Shrubby Cinquefoil 'Goldfinger' produces many bright yellow fragrant flowers which appear from May onwards. The flowers contrast beautifully with the green leaves. The spiraling stem is very eye-catching. This plant requires minimal maintenance, is hardy and bears masses of flowers during the summer. Placed either side of your front door these plants will be a very welcoming sight.
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Planting and flowering details
  • Planting
  • Shrubby Cinquefoil 'Goldfinger' is easy to grow and can be planted in both regular garden soil or potting compost. Prepare a large hole in good, well-drained soil and plant the root ball at the appropriate depth in the hole. The top of the root ball should be just slightly below ground level. Fill the hole with soil and press firmly. Water well when planting.
    Shrubby Cinquefoil 'Goldfinger' makes a great combination plant.
    Its spiraling stem and the yellow flowers make the Shrubby Cinquefoil 'Goldfinger' an exceptional patio plant. The spherical crown, filled with star-shaped flowers, is very attractive in a flower pot. The bright yellow flowers are appealing when combined with white. Create a white and yellow corner on your patio. A successful combination with the Shrubby Cinquefoil 'Goldfinger' is the ball flower stem (Cephalanthes occidentalis), Dahlia 'Toto' and violet and yellow hanging lily 'Reines'. This plant is ideal for a rock garden or garden border.
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  • Care
  • Shrubby Cinquefoil 'Goldfinge' is a rich flowering, deciduous plant. During the year, you will notice fresh new leaves appearing on its branches. Every spring, prune all its branches sharply so that a beautiful sphere is created. Cut off some of its oldest branches. Add some lime to the soil each winter. Feed this tree with a water-based feed on a regular basis.  This plant is very hardy and can survive outside during the entire winter.
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  • Specifics
  • The numerous flowers of the Shrubby Cinquefoil 'Goldfinger' appear in May until late September. Bees are attracted to the bright coloured flowers. Its flowers highly attract bees. Its delicate, blue-green leaves are also very decorative and complement the yellow flowers. Due to its palmately shaped leaves, this plant is sometimes called
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  • Extra information
  • Latin name Potentilla fruticosa 'Goldfinger'
    Delivery type Supplied as container plant
    Guarantee 5 years guarantee
    Color Yellow
    Light preference full sun ,  partial sun
    Flowers for cutting no
    Flowering period May - October
    Growing height80 - 90 cm
    Planting distance30 - 50 cm
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