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Potentilla 'Arc-en-ciel'

Common Name: Cinquefoil

Plant Family: Rosaceae

Potentilla 'Arc-en-ciel'
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 Potentilla 'Arc-en-ciel'Potentilla 'Arc-en-ciel' 
Price:  £6.00
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Availability:  

  

10 in stock

Size/Qty:  9 cm pots


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Position/ Situation:  Sunny Border
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Planting Style:  cottage
Season of Interest:  Early summer
Flower Colour:  Red
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Soil Type:  dry or sandy soil
Soil PH:  No preference
Bee and Butterfly:  Both
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Deer Resistant Plants
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus


A clump-forming hardy perennial with semi-double, red flowers with a yellow edge, turning more orange as the flowers age. Ideal for softening the edge or filling gaps in the front of the border. Grow in any well drained soil. Potentillas are reasonably tolerant of poorer soils. Full sun or partial shade. Eventual flowering height 45cm (18 inches)


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10    

 

See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


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