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White Potentilla Potentilla fruticosa 'Abbotswood'

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White Potentilla Potentilla fruticosa 'Abbotswood'

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Potentilla Abbotswood or White Potentilla is a long flowering and hardy deciduous shrub that provides a beautiful display of pretty, small, white flowers from late spring through to autumn.Click here for more information.More Information
  • 12 Month Plant Guarantee
  • Slow Growth Rate
  • White Flowers
  • Deciduous
  • Planting Conditions: Suitable for normal, chalk and clay soils, full sun to semi shaded areas and inland, exposed and coastal sites
  • Growth Rate: Slow growth - expect around 10-20cm a year
  • Height: Easily maintained at 1m-1.5m

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Bare Root

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Pot Grown

Root Ball

Root Ball

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Instant Hedging

Step 2 - Select Size & Quantity:

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Planting Density
White Potentilla 20/40cm 2L pot
3 to 5per metre
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Product Details
Product Details

Potentilla 'Abbotswood' Hedge Plants Description

White Potentilla is a hardy and bushy deciduous shrub that benefits from a long flowering period from late spring throughout summer and into early autumn. The simple five-petalled flowers are a soft white and sit prettily above the foliage. Potentilla 'Abbotswood' is an excellent choice for informal, low hedging growing to around 75cm in height but easily maintained around 50cm.

Potentilla 'Abbotswood' tends to thrive in moist soil and although reasonably rich soil is preferred, they will tolerate poor soil as well. Being very durable plants, they will tolerate drought, flood, and extreme cold and will therefore thrive in seaside locations, making it a great hedging for exposed sites. White Potentilla do well in both sun and all but the densest areas of shade.

We have a collection of other flowering shrubs in our flowering hedging area. We also have Pink, Orange & Yellow flowering varieties of Potentilla, either as alternatives or to combine with.

You can view our full range of plants suited to similar heights in our low growing hedging plants section.

Potentilla 'Abbotswood' plants are available all year round.

Further Information
Further Information

Potentilla hedge plants love to be planted in a sunny spot where flowering will usually be prolific. However, the plant will grow and flower in all light conditions except deep shade. You’ll see our recommended planting densities for each size and root type listed on the page. We suggest that you use these as a guide, taking into consideration how long you’re willing to wait to see your finished hedge.

For more information on planting distances please see our planting density advice section.

Pruning Advice
Pruning Advice

White Potentilla are compact plants requiring very little in terms of care or maintenance other than a quick trim to keep the desired shape and height, growing to a maximum of 1.5m but easy to maintain as a low growing hedge under 1m.

It is important to prune at the right time, so as not to remove new growing shoots. Ideally, prune in the Autumn once flowering has occurred, cutting out all the old branches at ground level. Remove shoots that have flowered to within 1.5-2.5cm (¾-1in) of the previous year's growth.

To encourage optimal growth and flowering the following yearr, the plant benefits from an annual mulch or fertiliser trowelled into the soil.

Delivery & Returns
Delivery & Returns

Free delivery is available on all orders providing they meet the minimum spend criteria for the size of box or pallet. Pallet deliveries and large box deliveries for tall plants are indicated by icons on the product table listings. Delivery costs and minimum order details for each packaging type are as follows:

Packaging TypeStandard Delivery ChargeMinimum Order Values (incl VAT) for FREE Delivery
Boxes (Bare roots and pots up to and incl. 7.5L)4.99 delivery charge (orders up to 100 incl VAT) Orders of 100 and over - FREE
Pallets (Root balls, large pots, trees etc)60.00 delivery charge (orders up to 200 incl VAT)Orders of 200 and over - FREE

There are some exceptions to the standard delivery pricing structure, which relate to deliveries to more remote areas, overseas, or extremely tall plants requiring specialist delivery - for more information see the Delivery Information Page. (Please note that due to new Brexit rules, we are currently unable to export to both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.)

Delivery Time - Please note that due to high demand, delivery times are currently 3-7 days. (Some trees will be 7-14 days delivery as standard - see product pages for delivery info). We are working through existing orders as quickly as possible but can now deliver new orders within this timescale.

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* Please note that delivery costs are based on the final order amount in your cart after any discounts have been applied.

Hedges Direct 12 Month Plant Guarantee

Our plants are guaranteed for 12 months after delivery subject to specific criteria. Visit our Hedges Direct Plant Guarantee Page for full details.

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