Potentilla fruticosa Happy Face Yellow

Buttercup Shrub, Bush Cinquefoil

Type: Shrubs
Height: Short 2-3' (Plant 3-4' apart)
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Late Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 2-7   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Acidic, Clay, Sandy
Flower / Accent: Yellow / Yellow
Patent: Pending
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

You can't help but smile when you see the delightful bright yellow buttercup-like blossoms of Potentilla Happy Face. This is a butterfly nectar source and a host plant for butterfly larvae. Flowers pop against the dark, dense foliage. Easy to grow shrub.

Proven Winners® selections are trialed and tested to be colorful, long blooming, carefree and easy to grow.

Features to Note:

  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • OK in Containers
  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Wet Site Tolerant
  • Good for Hedge

Potentilla General Information:

Potentilla fruticosa are low-maintenance deciduous shrubs. Well-branched habit provides prolific flowering. Deer resistant. Does not tolerate the humidity of the Gulf States well.

Potentilla Plant Care:

Established plants grow well in a wide range of conditions and are drought tolerant. Will tolerate any soil as long as it is well drained. If needed, prune branches by 1/3 in late winter to maintain full habit. Rejuvenate older plants by shearing back to 6" above ground level.

$15.95 ea.
(3+) $15.50 ea.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: POHF