Potentilla hedge (Shrubby cinquefoil) description
Potentilla hedges are tolerant of drought, flood and extreme cold. Potentilla can be planted in full sun to partial shade in exposed or sheltered sites. The four Potentilla varieties that we stock have similar planting and maintenance requirements. Simply select which potentilla flower colour you prefer to make your order.
Popular uses for Potentilla hedges
A great species for adding a vibrant splash of colour to your garden, Shrubby cinquefoil is ideal for garden borders and informal hedging.
Combine Potentilla plants with
Mix different Potentilla flowering colours together for a vibrant border. Please also see our other shrubs for hedging.
Growth rate of Shrubby cinquefoil hedging
Potentilla shrubs have an average growth rate and can be expected to achieve 20-40cm per year. Although Potentilla hedging can reach 1.5m in height Shrubby cinquefoil can be easily maintained at less than 1m.
Care advice for Potentilla fruticosa
Potentilla hedging can be pruned in autumn. To increase optimum flowering, remove any straggly shoots at the same time. Please view the best4hedging care advice here for more information.
Planting density guidelines for Potentilla fruticosa hedge plants
For information on planting density, specific to your Potentilla hedge, please see the product table. In the 'No. Per Metre' column, you will find our recommended plant density for each individual plant species and root type.
Potentilla plants are available for purchase year-round as pot grown hedge plants.
The bulk of our Potentilla are UK grown by our hands-on experts who have years of nursery growing experience. On the odd occasion that we source Potentilla from outside of the UK, we make every effort to ensure our suppliers cannot be beaten on quality. At best4hedging we strive to provide the freshest condition Shrubby cinquefoil hedging plants at the highest possible standard, all whilst maintaining our competitive prices. Rest assured, you can buy Potentilla hedging plants online with complete confidence.