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By Bernard

Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom Gb

I would love to know the identity of this plant. The 5-petalled yellow flowers are about 20mm across and while they are not difficult to find, the leaf shape is very distinctive and I can't find it in my gardening books.
can anyone help?




this is a potentilla which is a small perenial shrub. You will find that you can get the flowers in various shades of yellow cream white and orange.

27 Aug, 2008


Look it up under 'Potentilla fruticosa' in your books.

27 Aug, 2008


I agree that's what it is -- lucky you. I CANNOT grow potentilla on my heavy clay, old stream bottom of a garden!

29 Aug, 2008

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