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Pink Beauty Potentilla

Potentilla fruticosa ‘Pink Beauty’

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Pink Beauty Potentilla, green shrub with soft pink flowers

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Does your landscape need some extra color? The Pink Beauty potentilla (Potentilla fruticosa ‘Pink Beauty’) is here to help. The winner of the prestigious Award of Garden Merit will dazzle your landscape. This ornamental shrub is a prolific bloomer. From borders to walkways, this decorative potentilla brightens up any space. If you need to add a lovely shade of pink to your landscape, make sure to choose the Pink Beauty potentilla.

Plant Attributes

With its abundance of blooms, the Potentilla fruticosa ‘Pink Beauty’ is a marvelous little shrub. The compound, fern-like foliage contrasts against the delicate pink flowers. This potentilla grows about 3 feet in height and width. In the early spring, the pink flowers begin to form. As they blossom, the flowers look great against the bright bluish-green foliage. The pink flowers have yellow centers, and they are guaranteed to brighten up any space throughout your landscape.

During the spring and summer, this shrub produces plenty of adorable pink blossoms to boost the appearance of your outdoor spaces. By the fall, the foliage of the Pink Beauty turns into a shade of yellowish-green. Most of the pink blossoms remain until the first frost.

Landscape Use

If you have a mixed border of shrubs, trees, and perennials, you might want to add the Pink Beauty to those areas. During the growing season, these spaces come alive with beautiful pink blooms. Since this is a smaller plant, make sure to situate it towards the front of a border or bed.

The Potentilla fruticosa ‘Pink Beauty’ is a great choice to edge those pathways. The lovely pink shades can soften up stone walkways. If you are looking for a low hedge, the Pink Beauty is an ideal choice. These potentillas can define your garden spaces or property line. Since this potentilla attracts bees and butterflies, you might want to create a garden where you can enjoy these little visitors.

One Pink Beauty can bring a touch of charm. However, you might want to consider adding several of these shrubs to your spaces. Find a spot where you want some color and contrast. No matter where you place them, these shrubs are sure to stand out. They can even help in those areas with erosion issues.

Finally, grab a few containers and place these potentillas around your patio or deck. By adding some delicate potentillas near these spots, you can soften those harsh corners. With their gorgeous pink spring and summer color, these potentillas make lovely accent plants in your landscape.

Planting & Care

The Pink Beauty performs its best when planted in places with partial shade or full sun. It does prefer average to medium moisture in the soil. While the Pink Beauty is not fussy about the type of soil, it does need to be planted in a well-draining spot. This hardy shrub can tolerate salt, drought, and poor soil. The Pink Beauty can thrive in USDA hardiness zones 3 to 7.

During the first growing season, you want to keep the plants moist to encourage deep and healthy roots. Watering once a week during extreme heat is recommended. Once the Pink Beauty has established, it is a drought-tolerant plant. You also can prune this variety of potentilla. After it has flowered, make sure to cut out the oldest stems to encourage new growth.

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Pink Beauty Potentilla


The graceful Potentilla fruticosa ‘Pink Beauty’ is an ideal choice for any space. These prolific blooms feature bright green foliage with soft pink flowers. Your outdoor spaces will come alive from spring to early fall. This shrub can be used in a variety of ways, including low hedges and mass plantings. There are plenty of spaces waiting to bloom with the addition of the Pink Beauty potentilla.

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Plant Features

  • Plant Type: Shrub
  • Watering Needs: Moderate
  • Botanical Pronunciation: poh-ten-TILL-uh froo-tih-KOH-suh
  • Deciduous/evergreen: Deciduous
  • Growth rate: Slow
  • Average landscape size: Reaches 3 feet in height and width
  • Special features: Easy maintenance, prolific bloomer
  • Foliage color: Green
  • Blooms: Late spring to fall
  • Flower color: Pink
  • Flower attributes: Showy flowers have a long blooming season
  • Garden style: Borders, low hedges, mass plantings, and rock gardens
  • Design Ideas: Excellent selection for spaces that need some color. Excels in rock gardens and low borders. For added appeal, combine several Pink Beauty potentillas for an eye-catching mass planting.
  • Companion Plants: Lilacs, ninebarks, and other potentillas

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