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Potentillas (cinquefoil) are perennials with pretty, strawberry-like flowers and leaves from spring to midsummer. They’re perfect for adding colour to a well-drained herbaceous border.

Potentilla recta ‘Alba’, also known as sulphur cinquefoil, is a vigorous perennial that bears gleaming white flowers on upright, reddish stems in summer. It’s a good choice for the front of a sunny border.

Grow Potentilla recta ‘Alba’ in moist but well-drained soil. Deadhead the flowers to ensure more are produced. After flowering, cut back the flower stems to ground level.


Potentilla 'Alba' is known for attracting bees and beneficial insects. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers.


Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 60cm 

Spread: 60cm

The pictures in this listing are examples of the available plant at maturity and do not indicate anything in regards to size of plant at the point of sale

Organically produced young plant grown in a 9cm pot for planting immediately or to grow on (pot removed when possible, to reduce plastic waste)

Potentilla alba Whiteflowered cinquefoil

SKU: BP202400739
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