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Please does anyone know the name of this Potentilla? I can't find it in my books. I got it at an open garden, and all the label said was 'white potentilla'. It's a tall one! Thanks.


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sorrry i dont know spritz but it is lovely. hope you find out. you are bound to be asked on your open garden day. :o)

18 May, 2010

 

My answer will be - 'It's a white potentilla!' lol.

It is a lovely one - I'm pleased with it, Sbg. :-))

18 May, 2010

 

It could be P. recta alba.

18 May, 2010

 

Thanks, Ob. That would make sense! I think that's what I'll call it. :-)))

18 May, 2010

 

The only thing that worries slightly is that P. recta has much more serrated leaves than the ones on your plant seem to have. I am still looking, but there are a fair number of named hybrids around.

18 May, 2010

 

That is kind of you, Ob....:-))

18 May, 2010

 

It is the only one I can find which is that tall. The one I have is a creeping alpine white flowered thug!

18 May, 2010

 

This is quite a neat plant, and it is indeed tall, so P. recta 'Alba' it shall be! Thanks. I'll pass on your thug if you don't mind - I have enough thugs of my own! lol.

18 May, 2010

 

Went and had a look at my P. recta (seed weed of the first order) and the leaves are very similar to your plant.

18 May, 2010

 

Are you telling me that this will seed itself? That's good - I might get a few plants to sell next year, Ob!! ;-))

18 May, 2010

 

Well, if it does set seed and they grow into white plants, please may I have some seed?

19 May, 2010

 

Definitely! :-)))

19 May, 2010

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