Potentilla Red Ace
Bright red and yellow flowers create a mass of colour from summer onwards above simple foliage, attracting bees to your garden. Foliage dies down in autumn and it is hardy.
Month Available: June
Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous
Flower Colour: Red
Suitable For Wildlife: Bees
Soil Type: Well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun
Season of Interest: Summer, Autumn
Plant Type: Shrub
Main Attribute: Summer to autumn flowering
Height / Spread: 1m x 1m (3ft 3in x 3ft 3in)
I have this planted as part of a mixed border as it adds structure to my garden.
Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders
Pests and Diseases: Generally free
Plant Care: Trim lightly after flowering. Cut back old stems to base and remove weak growth.
Care and Time: Medium - autumn
Benefits: Good garden plant, attractive flowers, attractive to bees.
History: Potentilla have been bred in a wide range of colours, and offer a long flowering period for the garden.
EU Rights: N/A