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botanical name:
Potentilla fruticosa 'Abbotswood'
Potentilla fruticosa 'Abbotswood' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Shrubby Cinquefoil
synonyms:  Potentilla dahurica 'Abbotswood'
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 0.75m
width: 1.20m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: white
stem/bark: brown
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
description:
Reliable, free flowering white form. Green to greyish-green leaves. Young stems are reddish, ageing to dark brown.

cultivation:
Any well drained soil in full sun or part shade. Unfussy and hardy.

propagation:
From softwood cutting in early summer or semi-ripe, heeled cuttings in late summer or autumn.

other notes:
RHS AGM

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