Potentilla fruticosa 'Snowflake'
Common Name: Shrubby cinquefoil, buttercup shrub
Potentilla fruticosa 'Snowflake'is a member of the rose family. It is a North American native and blooms all summer. 'Potentilla' comes from Latin potens meaning 'powerful,' referring to medicinal properties of the plant. 'Fruticosa' means shrublike. The common name, 'cinquefoil' refers to the leaves (cinq: five and foil: leaf).