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botanical name:
Potentilla fruticosa 'Limelight'
Potentilla fruticosa 'Limelight' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Shrubby Cinquefoil
synonyms:  Potentilla fruticosa 'Lemon and Lime'
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 0.90m
width: 0.90m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: blue-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: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
description:
Very free flowering small shrub, producing soft greenish-yellow flowers with bright yellow centres throughout the summer. Sea-green foliage.

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

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

other notes:
Introduced by Liss Forest Nurseries, Hampshire in 1985, originally raised from a plant found in a Kent garden.

RHS AGM

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