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botanical name:
Potentilla fruticosa 'Pink Beauty'
Potentilla fruticosa 'Pink Beauty' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Shrubby Cinquefoil
synonyms:  Potentilla fruticosa 'Lovely Pink'
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 0.90m
width: 0.90m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
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:
Compact small shrub freely producing soft rose-pink single or semi-double flowers with lighter shaded centres, from late spring to autumn. Bright green foliage.

cultivation:
Any well drained soil in full sun or part shade. Unfussy and hardy. Flower colour may fade in strong sunlight.

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

other notes:
RHS AGM

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