The humble Potentilla looking glorious

I would think that most gardens have a Potentilla. It’s not a much loved species but it’s ever so common, most usually yellow flowering. We have the yellow but we also have pink, tangerine and white flowering varieties.

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If there are any gardens out there with only the yellow or even without a Potentilla, you should put this right straight away. The only drawback to the species is that it’s deciduous – but that’s so often the case – those species with the biggest show of flowers or berries are very often deciduous (there are flowering and berrying evergreens – see website or phone the helpline for details).

 

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