Potentilla fruticosa Happy Face® Yellow

Buttercup Shrub, Bush Cinquefoil

$19.95 ea. (3+ discount) $19.50 ea.

In stock for Spring 2021

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Plant Code: POHF

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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.


Type: Shrubs
Height: Short 2-3'
Spacing: 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: Yellow
Accent: Yellow
Patent: PP22,176 'Lundy'
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
  • Good for Hedge
  • Long-Blooming
  • OK in Containers
  • Wet Site Tolerant

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.