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botanical name:
Potentilla fruticosa 'King Cup'
Potentilla fruticosa 'King Cup' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Shrubby Cinquefoil
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 1.50m
width: 1.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: golden
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:
Tall erect habit with green foliage. Large, golden yellow flowers from June to October. Similar to P. fruticosa 'Goldfinger', but foliage is less dense.

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

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

other notes:
Believed to have originated in Holland.

RHS AGM

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