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Potentilla fruticosa ‘Mandarin Tango’ is a small, deciduous shrub that is prized for its stunning orange flowers and easy-to-grow nature. This hardy plant is native to northern regions and is well-suited to the UK climate, making it a popular choice for gardeners looking for a low-maintenance shrub.
This variety of Potentilla typically grows to a height of around 60cm and has a spread of around 80cm, making it an ideal choice for small gardens or as part of a mixed border. It prefers a sunny or partially shaded position in the garden and is best grown in well-drained soil that is rich in organic matter.
Potentilla fruticosa ‘Mandarin Tango’ produces beautiful orange flowers from early summer through to autumn, providing a long-lasting burst of colour in the garden. The flowers are a particular highlight, with their vibrant orange colour and striking black centres.
To ensure the best results, it is recommended to feed Potentilla fruticosa ‘Mandarin Tango’ with a balanced liquid fertilizer in spring and early summer. This will help promote healthy growth and vibrant flowers.
Overall, Potentilla fruticosa ‘Mandarin Tango’ is a fantastic choice for gardeners looking for an easy-to-grow and attractive shrub that will add a splash of colour to their garden throughout the summer months. Its stunning orange flowers and low-maintenance nature make it a great choice for beginner gardeners or those with limited outdoor space.