Potentilla fruticosa Gold finger


Potentilla fruticosa Gold finger, Cinquefoil. A bushy deciduous shrub with dark green leaves. Pretty cup-shaped, large rich yellow flowers from late spring to mid-autumn. Makes an attractive border specimen. Max Height 1m. Max Spread 1.5m. Flowers May to July.



Plant in poor to moderately fertile well drained soil. 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.