Potentilla fruticosa ‘Coronation Triumph’ – ‘Coronation Triumph’ Shrubby Cinquefoil / (Dasyphora floribunda)

Published on June 10, 2012 by Casey

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Potentilla fruticosa 'Coronation Triumph'
Potentilla fruticosa ‘Coronation Triumph’

‘Coronation Triumph’ is a heavy blooming selection with bright yellow flowers on a dense mounded plant. The flowers bloom from mid-spring until the first frost and are a great nectar source for butterflies and other insects. It offers excellent foliage all season long and has an extremely long blooming period.

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  • Excellent source of nectar for butterflies and other pollinators in early spring
  • Longest blooming period of all cinquefoils
  • Dense growth provides cover for wildlife
  • Seed capsules provide fall and winter food for songbirds as well as quail and grouse
  • Deer resistant

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

  • Will grow in sun to light shade but flowers best in full sun.
  • Prefers moist, well-drained soil but grows well in poor dry sites, too.
  • Very cold tolerant.
  • To keep a dense rounded habit, cut the entire plant back every two to three years. This type of renewal pruning should be done when the plant is dormant in late winter.

Native Range

Bogs, fens calcareous outcrops summits and tundra from Newfoundland to the Northwest Territories and Alaska south to California and New Mexico (in the mountains) to Illinois and New Jersey in the east.

Native Trivia

Potentilla’s long bloom time makes for great, long-term butterfly viewing in the landscape.

Characteristics & Attributes

    Plan Sub Group
    • Small Shrubs

    • Sun
    • Filtered Shade

    Soil Moisture Preference
    • Average

    Attracts Wildlife
    • Butterflies
    • Songbirds

    Bloom Time
    • Late Summer
    • Late Spring / Early Summer
    • Fall
    • Summer
    • Early Spring

    Critter Resistance
    • Deer Resistant

    Habitat Collection
    • Butterfly

Source: abnativeplants

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