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botanical name:
Potentilla fruticosa 'Kobold'
Potentilla fruticosa 'Kobold' © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Shrubby Cinquefoil
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 0.45m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
Compact, dwarf habit. Small, divided, mid to greyish green leaves. Quite large, bright yellow flowers, with overlapping petals, in summer. Similar to Potentilla fruticosa 'Knap Hill Buttercup'.

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

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

Good for small spaces and group planting.
Sometimes used for Bonsai.

other notes:
Popular in mainland Europe.

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