Potentilla fruticosa 'Goldfinger' /Goldfinger Shrubby Cinquefoil

Potentilla fruticosa 'Goldfinger'   / Potentilla fruticosa 'Goldfinger'
In a landscape in British Columbia, Canada
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In a landscape in British Columbia, Canada

Many yellow flowers from summer into fall

Floiage and flowers

Flowers resemble those of some hypericum

Bright yellow flowers

Close view of flowers

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Scientific Name: Potentilla fruticosa 'Goldfinger'
Common Name: Goldfinger Shrubby Cinquefoil
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Yellow
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: One of the most cold hardy of the flowering shrubs that is tolerant of deer, drought, and pollution. Has lots of bright yellow flowers in summer and early fall. Ater several growing seasons this shrub will begin to look a little shabby and pruning to within 3-6 inches of the ground in late fall or very early spring will provide evenly distributed new growth.