Potentilla fruticosa Mount Everest

 

Potentilla fruticosa Mount Everest, Cinquefoil. A deciduous erect shrub with yellow-green leaves. Pretty cup-shaped, white flowers from late spring to mid-autumn. Makes an attractive border addition. Max Height 1m. Max Spread 1m. Flowers May to July.

 

 

Plant in well drained soil also does well in poor soil types. Full sun, Hardy.

 

General Shrub Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If the Shrub is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Position used. Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Shrub and area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until Shrub is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.