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Potentilla fruticosa 'Limelight'
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common name: Shrubby Cinquefoil
synonyms: Potentilla fruticosa 'Lemon and Lime'
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: blue-green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Summer
full sun, part shade
moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
Very free flowering small shrub, producing soft greenish-yellow flowers with bright yellow centres throughout the summer. Sea-green foliage.
Any well drained soil in full sun or part shade. Unfussy and hardy.
Trim lightly in early spring.
From softwood cuttings in early summer or semi-ripe, heeled cuttings in late summer or autumn.
Introduced by Liss Forest Nurseries, Hampshire in 1985, originally raised from a plant found in a Kent garden.