James H. Schutte
Grown for its summer-long display of coppery-yellow buttercup-shaped flowers, 'Tangerine' is a cultivar of shrubby cinquefoil, a small twiggy deciduous shrub from north temperate regions. Borne in profusion in early summer and in lesser abundance from midsummer to fall, the flowers contrast nicely with the divided gray-green leaves. The stems of this shrub develop modestly attractive peeling bark with age.
This extremely cold-hardy plant is adapted to average to poor sandy or gravelly soils....
This tough cinquefoil has extraordinarily beautiful sunny summer blooms. The buttercup-like flowers are bicolored with bright red-orange centers that radiate out onto deep yellow petals.
Sometimes called Dasiphora fruticosa, cinquefoil is very hardy and originates from north temperate regions from Asia to North America. From summer to frost, many buttercup-like flowers appear with regularity. These contrast nicely with its fine green leaves. A light trim in mid-summer will encourage...
James H. Schutte
(Veitch's Shrubby Cinquefoil)
Shrubby cinquefoil is a compact, bushy, flowering shrub with dainty foliage. This very hardy plant is native across all north temperate regions from Asia to North America. The variety veitchii is best known for its many white buttercup-like flowers that appear with regularity from summer to frost. These contrast nicely with its small green to gray-green leaves. As branches age, they develop nice peeling bark.
This plant is adapted to average to poor sandy or gravely soils and prefers full sun....
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(Miss Willmott Cinquefoil, Nepalese Cinquefoil)
The cinquefoil cultivar 'Miss Willmott' is a semi-evergreen perennial grown for its numerous, five-petaled salmon pink flowers with darker centers. It is clump-forming and has coarse, medium green, palm-shaped leaves with five leaflets. Flowers appear from late spring to early fall and are attractive to bees.
This cinquefoil originates from Nepal where it thrives in full sun and poor to moderately fertile well-drained soil. It thrives in full to partial sun, though its leaves can scorch in excessively...
David L. Morgan
An excellent choice for desert gardens, this shrubby, spiny tree hails from arid regions of Arizona, northern Mexico, and West Texas. It has a gnarled densely branched habit and often develops multiple trunks and a broad crown. From the twisted twigs hang feathery blue-green leaves with numerous narrow leaflets.
Mesquite bears clusters of tiny, fluffy, honey-rich, yellow flowers in spring, followed by large tan pods. Native Americans harvested the pods for a nutritious staple. They also valued...