Dakota Goldrush® Potentilla -- Potentilla fruticosa ‘Absaraka’ (RFM-08)


potentillaA compact shrub that will mature at 2½ to 3 feet tall with a spread of 4 feet. It has deep blue-green, one-inch leaves that retain their color throughout the growing season. The flowers are profuse, yellow-gold and 1 to 1 ½ inches across. Dakota Goldrush® continues to flower until killing frosts occur. This cultivar is similar to the cultivar ‘Jackmanii’, but is more dwarf and flowers more profusely at the end of the season. Reaches essentially mature size in 3 to 5 years. Hardy in USDA Zone 2b-3. Available in nursery trade.

Potential Uses or Applications

Nursery stock, foundation plantings, shrub borders and hedges

Development Stage

Plant propagation material can be obtained from NDSU Plant Sciences Department or shrubs from licensed nursery subject to availability.

Patent Status

U.S. Trademark registered – Dakota Goldrush®
Canadian Trademark registered

Licensing Status

This cultivar is available for non-exclusive licensing.

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