Potentilla Fruticosa Lovely Pink


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Common Name: Shrubby Cinquefoil
Size: 2-3 Litre
Hardiness: H7
Hardiness Ratings

All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees ˚C) are shown in brackets

  • H1a: under glass all year (>15˚C)
  • H1b: can be grown outside in the summer (10 - 15 ˚C)
  • H1c: can be grown outside in the summer (5 - 10 ˚C)
  • H2: tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen (1 to 5 ˚C)
  • H3: hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK (-5 to 1 ˚C)
  • H4: hardy through most of the UK (-10 to -5 ˚C)
  • H5: hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters (-15 to -10 ˚C)
  • H6: hardy in all of UK and northern Europe (-20 to -15 ˚C)
  • H7: hardy in the severest European continental climates (< -20 ˚C)
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This plant has won a RHS award

2-3 Litre Pot

  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
  • Position: Full sun
  • Soil: Well drained
  • Growth rate: Average
  • Flowering period: June – October
  • Hardiness: H7
  • Eventual height: 0.5 – 1m
  • Eventual spread: 0.5 – 1m

Potentilla Lovely Pink, also known as ‘Shrubby Cinquefoil’ and holder of the prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit,  is a stunning perennial plant with delicate pink flowers that bloom profusely in the Spring and Summer months. With its compact and bushy growth habit, it is an excellent addition to any garden or landscape, adding a touch of colour and charm.

This plant is easy to care for and requires minimal maintenance, making it an ideal choice for novice and experienced gardeners alike. Its long blooming period ensures that your garden will remain vibrant and beautiful for many months.

Potentilla Lovely Pink is a hardy plant that can thrive in a variety of soil types and growing conditions. It prefers well-drained soil and full sun exposure, but can also tolerate partial shade.

This plant is not only beautiful but also attracts pollinators such as bees and butterflies, making it an excellent choice for eco-conscious gardeners who want to support local wildlife.

Whether you’re looking to add a pop of colour to your garden or create a stunning landscape design, this is an excellent choice. Its stunning blooms, easy care requirements, and ability to attract pollinators make it a must-have for any garden enthusiast.

How to care for your Potentilla Lovely Pink

  1. Sunlight: Thrives in full sun exposure but can also tolerate partial shade. It is essential to ensure that the plant receives at least six hours of direct sunlight per day.
  2. Watering: This plant requires regular watering, especially during hot and dry weather conditions. It is best to water the plant deeply once a week, allowing the soil to dry out between watering sessions.
  3. Soil: Prefers well-drained soil that is rich in organic matter. If the soil in your garden is heavy, it is advisable to amend it with compost or sand to improve drainage.
  4. Fertiliser: This plant does not require a lot of fertiliser, but it benefits from a light application of a balanced fertiliser once a year in the Spring.
  5. Pruning: Benefits from regular pruning to promote bushier growth and more abundant blooms. It is best to prune the plant in the early Spring before new growth appears.

By following these care tips, you can ensure that your Potentilla Lovely Pink thrives in your garden and adds beauty and charm for many years to come.

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