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Potentilla White

Potentilla fruticosa 'Abbotswood'

From £6.99

Potentilla hedge plants create a colourful deciduous shrub with a long flowering season. From late spring, through to early autumn, Potentilla shrubs are covered with 5 petalled, saucer-shaped flowers. Shrubby cinquefoil hedge plants are ideal for colourful, informal hedges and the early summer flowers are great for attracting bumblebees to your garden.

  • Best Features: Green foliage, orange flowers, white flowers, pink flowers, yellow flowers
  • Ideal For Hedges: up to 1.5m
  • Growth Rate: Average | 20-40cm
  • Position: Sunny, partial shade, normal soil, sheltered or exposed, inland or coastal
  • Also Consider: As well as Potentilla, see our full range of shrubs for hedging
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White Potentilla 20/30cm 2L pot
White Potentilla 20/30cm 2L pot

Pot Grown
2L Pot








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 instructions in our advice section.

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.

Delivery Time - Please note that delivery times are currently 2-7 days. *Some troughs, trees and premium products may take up to 14 days delivery.

Free Delivery - The majority of orders over the minimum order values shown below are delivered FREE to UK Mainland. Please note, we are unable to deliver to N.I. and the Republic of Ireland.   (Exceptions apply - see Delivery Areas)

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pot grown
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planting essentials

standard box delivery


bare roots up to 1.2m


pot size up to and including 7.5L

(min qty 12)


ornamental & fruit trees

all tools, irrigation, canes & mulch matting

tall box delivery


bare roots 1.2m+







pallet delivery




pot size 10L & above,  root ball & topiary


(min qty 3)



pleached trees delivery







All pleached trees



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