The fruticosa is fairly winter-hardy but cannot tolerate extreme frost. Position the plant in a sunny spot. The cinquefoil prefers well-drained soil. Keep the soil slightly moist at all times, however, the plant can also handle being dry for a short period.
|Latin name:||Potentilla fruticosa 'Goldfinger'|
|Delivery type:||Supplied as container plant|
|Guarantee:||6 months growth and flowering guarantee|
|Preferred location:||Sun, Half shadow|
|Leafs all year:||No|
|Flowering:||May - October|
|Growing Height:||80 - 90 cm|
|Planting distance:||30 - 50 cm|
Shrubby Cinquefoil 'Goldfinger' is easy to grow and can be planted in both regular garden soil or potting compost. Prepare a large hole in good, well-drained soil and plant the root ball at the appropriate depth in the hole. The top of the root ball should be just slightly below ground level. Fill the hole with soil and press firmly. Water well when planting.
Shrubby Cinquefoil 'Goldfinger' makes a great combination plant.
Its spiraling stem and the yellow flowers make the Shrubby Cinquefoil 'Goldfinger' an exceptional patio plant. The spherical crown, filled with star-shaped flowers, is very attractive in a flower pot. The bright yellow flowers are appealing when combined with white. Create a white and yellow corner on your patio. A successful combination with the Shrubby Cinquefoil 'Goldfinger' is the ball flower stem (Cephalanthes occidentalis), Dahlia 'Toto' and violet and yellow hanging lily 'Reines'. This plant is ideal for a rock garden or garden border.
Shrubby Cinquefoil 'Goldfinge' is a rich flowering, deciduous plant. During the year, you will notice fresh new leaves appearing on its branches. Every spring, prune all its branches sharply so that a beautiful sphere is created. Cut off some of its oldest branches. Add some lime to the soil each winter. Feed this tree with a water-based feed on a regular basis. This plant is very hardy and can survive outside during the entire winter.
The numerous flowers of the Shrubby Cinquefoil 'Goldfinger' appear in May until late September. Bees are attracted to the bright coloured flowers. Its flowers highly attract bees. Its delicate, blue-green leaves are also very decorative and complement the yellow flowers. Due to its palmately shaped leaves, this plant is sometimes called