The Jackman Potentilla produces hundreds of Yellow Blooms in a Season.

Part of the You Can Learn Landscaping and Gardening series.
By Ken Brown
Editor, YouCanLearnSeries.com
Updated:
February 8, 2005

The Jackman Potentilla is a native Illinois perennial that produces bright yellow flowers throughout the summer. The potentilla does well in sunshine and can survive in some shade. They can be used as foundation plantings, in low hedges and in masses.

When dry weather arrives, be sure and water them. If they dry out, then the flowers will be affected. Trim in late winter or early spring. Remove dead branches and you can trim the entire plant by half. Do not trim once spring growth has started.

Avoid placing your potentillas in soggy soil as the plant will probably die. The plant forms a small round mound with many small flowers.


Perennial Partial or full sun
Trim in late winter and early spring Moist well drained soil
Grows to 1 to 4 feet high Grows 4 feet wide
Grows from early spring to late fall FLowers in yellow, other hybrids flower white and red

Click on Potentilla photo to see larger photo.
Potentilla does well in sun and some shade.
Jackman Potentilla produces many bright colored yellow flowers

    

Jackman Potentilla closeup on the flowers.


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