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Plant of the Day: Dasiphora floribunda shrubby-cinquefoil
The five-lobed, hand-shaped leaves of this plant give it one of its common names, shrubby cinqefoil. This inhabitant of fens and other wet places with rich soils blooms with bright yellow, rose-like flowers in summer. Several cultivars with variegated leaves are available, ...Learn More
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