First Editions® Marmalade® Potentilla

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Yummy Hues First Editions® Marmalade® Potentilla

  • Brilliant Orange Blooms from Early Summer to Fall
  • Showy Double Flowers
  • Blooms Held Above Soft, Ferny Foliage
  • Butterflies Love These Nectar-Rich Blossoms
  • Engaging Cut Flowers
  • Finely Cut, Dark Green Foliage
  • Tight, Rounded Growth Habit
  • Perfect for Small Space Gardens
  • Can Be Grown in Containers
  • Bright, Bold Edging
  • Excellent Foundation Plant
  • Wildly Cold Hardy
  • Low-Maintenance
  • Once Established Becomes Drought Tolerant
  • Rarely Damaged by Deer

Add a sweet burst of bold color to brighten up your sunny spots! First Editions® Marmalade® Potentilla (Potentilla fruticosa 'Jefmarm' PP# 31,663) offers exceptional performance and gorgeous double blooms for months!

Layer in these compact deciduous flowering shrubs wherever you want a zippy touch of color. Make your family and friends smile whether you grow Marmalade Potentilla in the ground, or use them in containers.

Although each citrusy bloom is small, their double row of petals make a huge visual impact. You'll love having so many cheerful flowers over the season!

Snip a few to bring indoors. They make a fun cut flower to use in tiny bud vases on your breakfast table.

Don't worry...you'll have plenty to share with critical populations of beneficial pollinators. Adding plenty of flowering plants to your landscape looks amazing, but also provides plenty of nectar resources to keep your local ecological systems happy and healthy.

Feel great about this floriferous choice. Marmalade Potentilla develops into a lush, well-branched, rounded little shrub.

You may hear Potentilla called "Cinquefoil". These beloved plants are found on many continents and admired for their fine-textured leaves as a green symbol of loyalty and strength.

Perhaps that's because they are so durable. Marmalade Potentilla may look petite and tender...but they survive Arctic-style cold.

After their first season, in-ground plants become drought tolerant. They are an excellent choice for xeriscapes and Easy Garden designs.

Spread some joy with their easy charm. Like their namesake, they'll add a punch of tasty color to start your day.

Order Marmalade Potentilla from our small shrub experts today. You'll be absolutely thrilled with their high quality and consistent performance year after year.

How to Use First Editions® Marmalade® Potentilla in the Landscape

There are so many ways to decorate your daily life with these darling little plants. Create a happy place on your balcony with several pots filled with Marmalade.

Why not mix in a Mandarin Tango Potentilla, too? Mix and match our Potentilla cultivars for a custom "sweet and sour" look that coordinates beautifully!

They flower just as much as an annual plant, but these perennials come back year after year! They are so cold hardy, even container plants put forth new growth.

Just tuck them in a sheltered corner and let them go dormant outside for the winter. Water well in late fall, and as needed until the soil is frozen.

Potted containers make a very welcome gift, too! Show off your good taste on Mother's Day!

Trust us...she'll be thrilled with the flower power. Buy one or two for yourself, and place a matched pair of outdoor containers on either side of your front door.

Marmalade Potentilla is a great choice to improve the look of your front yard foundation planting. Expand existing plantings as needed to tuck a row of them on the sunny side of evergreen shrubs.

You can even use these cute shrubs in formal gardens. Replace the annual bedding plants in the center of Boxwood-lined rectangles with these easy-care modern cultivars.

Commercial property owner? Use their bold hues to draw the eye of passersby with these waterwise, low-maintenance shrubs.

Potentilla is a member of the Rose family, and mixes well with other perennials and flowering shrubs. Create a delightful mixed bed with coordinating Easy Elegance® All the Rage Rose and a contrasting, red foliaged selection like First Editions® Lambrusco™ Barberry.

Enjoy the process of planning out a new garden bed. Reclaim some of the lawn to develop a spectacular island bed for a pretty view from the deck.

We offer so many options to choose from. Bring the heat with red, orange and yellow tones; or go bold by pairing Marmalade with blue and purple blooms to really "pop" your planting.

#ProPlantTips for Care

This sturdy little shrub loves sunshine. Give them at least six hours of direct sunlight a day for the most plentiful flowering display.

Plant in well-drained soil. If you need to improve drainage, add additional soil in a raised bed.

They will require a consistent schedule of water to get their roots established. Afterwards, please water in extended high heat to protect your investment. Container grown plants need water regularly.

Mulch is a great idea to keep the soil cool and reduce surface evaporation. Apply a three-inch layer over the roots, then pull it back away from directly touching the stems.

Shape them with light pruning in early spring, but avoid cutting to ground level. Instead, rejuvenate them by cutting a few of the thickest, oldest stems out every three years; and leave younger stems in place to bloom their heads off.

Get a fresh serving of that intense shade of orange for many months each year. Order Marmalade Potentilla today!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

First Editions® Marmalade® Potentilla Is Suited to Grow in Zones 2-6
Growing Zones 2-6
More Information
Brand First Editions
Botanical Name Potentilla fruticosa 'Jefmarm'
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 2 - 3 feet
Mature Spread 2 - 3 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well Drained
Moisture Low Once Established
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Orange
Foliage Color Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time Early Spring