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Cultural Details for Dasiphora fruticosa 'Abbotswood'

Common Name:
Abbotswood Bush Cinquefoil

Growth Rate:
Slow

Average Mature Height:
3'

Average Mature Width:
3'

Flower Details:
Perfect, large, white, blooms from June until first frost

Fruit Details:
A small, dry, indehiscent fruit with a thin wall, persistent.

Fall Color:
Green to yellow-brown, not ornamental

Bark Details:
Peeling, shredding, brown

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
Leaf spots, mildew, spider mites

Native Habitat:
Native to wet or dry open ground of northern hemisphere, especially calcareous (ie. Limestone) soils.

Other Features:
Spreading habit, dark bluish green foliage Hardiness zone 2-6

Culture and Care:
Withstands poor, dry soils, and extreme cold, full sun, best in a fertile, moist, well-drained soil, prune in late winter

This plant was blooming:
5/10/2010 - 8/20/2010
8/17/2007 - 8/31/2007

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
Bed 57

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets. www.ces.ncsu.edu
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database. www.hort.uconn.edu