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Labrador Tea vs Shrubby Cinquefoil (Potentilla)

Ledum groenlandicum

Dasiphora fruticosa syn. Potentilla fruticosa

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Labrador Tea
Shrubby Cinquefoil (Potentilla)

Labrador Tea is slow-growing evergreen shrub native to the boreal forests of Canada.

It thrives in wet, swampy conditions.

Labrador Tea has narrow, leathery, dark green leaves, topped by a cluster of white flowers in the spring. It is a perfect ornamental shrub for boggy, wet areas of your property.

Shrubby Cinquefoil is a small, deciduous flowering shrub. This hardy species is densely covered with leaves and produces pale to bright yellow buttercup-shaped flowers terminally on the stems.

Flowering typically occurs from early to late summer. Shrubby Cinquefoil is a popular ornamental shrub choice and is capable of growing on a variety of sites.

LABRADOR TEA QUICK FACTS

SHRUBBY CINQUEFOIL (POTENTILLA) QUICK FACTS

Zone: 1a
Zone: 1a
Height: 0.5 m (1.5 ft)
Height: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Spread: 0.5 m (1.5 ft)
Spread: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Moisture: any
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: any
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: rust orange
Fall colour:
Flowers: clusters of tiny white flowers which are fragrant, sticky and attractive to insects
Flowers: bright yellow buttercup-shaped flowers
Growth rate: slow
Growth rate: fast
Life span: short
Life span: short
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: low
Suckering: none
Suckering: medium
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: medium



Toxicity: slightly toxic if ingested


Other Names: tundra rose


Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no