Yellow Gem Potentilla - Potentilla fruticosa 'Yellow Gem'

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Low spreading groundcover with gray-green textured foliage on red new stems. Large bright yellow ruffled flowers from spring until fall. Great in the border, rock garden, foundation or as mass planting. University of British Columbia introduction.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Long Bloom Time
Repeat Flowers
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Hedge
Foundation
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Edible
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
12-24"
Spread: 
12-24"
Flower Colors: 
Yellow
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Summer
Fall
Special Features: 
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Growth Habits: 
Compact
Ground Cover
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
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Water regularly as needed. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer prior to new spring growth. Little pruning is necessary but can be cut back to ground level every few years to rejuvenate vigorous new growth and better flower production. Prune broken or damaged limbs. 

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