Dasiphora fruticosa, formerly known as Potentilla fricosa, is a deciduous flowering shrub native many regions in the Northern Hemisphere, including North America, Europe, and Asia. Commonly known as shrubby cinquefoil or golden hardhack, this plant is valued for its profusion of cheerful, bright yellow, five-petaled flowers that bloom throughout the summer. With its compact, bushy growth habit and attractive foliage, Dasiphora fruticosa is a popular choice for landscaping, particularly in gardens and naturalistic settings. It is known to be hardy and low-maintenance, making it a versatile and resilient addition to various garden styles and climates.
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