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Potentilla 'Bella Sol'


Potentilla 'Bella Sol'

Compact...golden orange flowers...hardy...ht 40cmx90cm.



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Another prairie flower. I've found it a bit chancy... In recent times I've seen it used a lot in municipal plantings. No doubt because of it's toughness. The flowers are pretty but the shrub itself can look a bit rough by the end of the season...the flowers look like little canina roses and the bloom is usually profuse. like most other prairie flowers we have a wildflower variety which is done at this point..It's not a shrub, just a perennial. Is this a Morden variety?
(Morden, Manitoba) There has been a breeding programmme there to develop hardy plants..mostly roses. (Explorer Series) and berries, apples, etc. which will thrive in our short growing season. Having said that, it will thrive in your English climate!

23 Aug, 2019

 

Hi Lori,I have grown this shrub in a different garden...it is a ,what I call,a scraggly plant,if there is such an adjective!...I needed a shrub with bright orange flowers alongside a Pieris.I will let you know how it progresses.

24 Aug, 2019

 

Yes... that's the adjective I was thinking of... lol..but I didn't want to appear negative on the subject. :-) I hope it does well for you.

24 Aug, 2019

 

Will let you know!

25 Aug, 2019

 

Cannot get our Potentillas to flower!!

4 Sep, 2019

 

This is newly planted, DD...will have to see how it goes.

4 Sep, 2019

 

Ours are predominantly red and pink ones....going to split them......that might do it!!...(*・~・*)

6 Sep, 2019



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