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Happy Face® White Potentilla fruticosa

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Exposure
  • Part Sun to Sun
  • Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Summer
Mature Size
36" 36"
Height
24 - 36"
Spread
24 - 36"

This plant is hardy in zones 2 - 7

Hardy Zones

Zones are based on the lowest average temperature an area is expected to receive during the winter. They are used to determine whether a plant is likely to be perennial in your area. If your zone is equal to or higher than the zone listed for the plant, it will be hardy for you and thrive in your climate.

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  • 3
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  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
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    Features

    Extra large, pure white flowers adorn this plant from spring to late summer. 

    Happy Face White potentilla has a dense habit with dark green foliage.  Excellent for mass plantings and commercial landscapes. 

    Continuous Bloom or Rebloomer
    Long Blooming
    Salt Tolerant
    Resists: 
    Deer
    Native to North America

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Shrub
    Shrub Type: 
    Deciduous
    Height Category: 
    Medium
    Garden Height: 
    24 - 36 Inches
    Spacing: 
    36 - 48 Inches
    Spread: 
    24 - 36 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    White
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green
    Habit: 
    Mounded
    Container Role: 
    Filler

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Sun to Sun
    Light Requirement: 
    Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Blooms On: 
    New Wood
    Bloom Time: 
    Early Summer
    Bloom Time: 
    Mid Summer
    Bloom Time: 
    Late Summer
    Hardiness Zones: 
    2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Uses: 
    Border Plant
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses: 
    Mass Planting
    Uses Notes: 

    A very durable landscape plant, Happy Face White potentilla is a great choice for mass plantings. Very tough and hardy, it will thrive in many challenging locations. The crisp white flowers look great with many popular annuals.

    Maintenance Notes: 

    Prefers moist, well drained soils but will tolerate poor, dry conditions once established.  Prune off one third of the branches in late winter to keep the habit full and attractive.

    Happy Face® White Potentilla fruticosa 'White Lady' USPP 22,761
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