What does potentilla look like in winter?
In winter a low hedge of potentillas looks like a roll of tumbleweed. The tangle of brown stems is somewhat attractive in winter, poking up through and catching bits of snow; the look is definitely preferable to bare soil. The bushes are scraggly but not overly so because of their small size and tight growth habit.
Does Potentilla stay green all year?
You will love the fine-textured foliage of this potentilla. The ferny leaves keep their color throughout the growing season. In the late spring, the beautiful white flowers begin to appear.
Does Potentilla lose leaves in winter?
Potentillas usually flower from May until the very end of August, though the peak flowering time in is May and June. The shrubs will usually loose their leaves in November, as they are deciduous, and will regain them in April or early May.