Potentilla fruticosa 'Red Robin'


Potentilla fruticosa Red Robin, Cinquefoil. A bushy deciduous shrub with dark green leaves. Pretty cup-shaped, deep red flowers from late spring to mid-autumn. an excellent border specimen. Max Height 60cm. Max Spread 80cm. 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.