Shrubby Cinquefoil (Dasiphora fruticosa Mango Tango™)

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Mango Tango™
Cultivar name: 'UMan'
Common names:
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Botanical names:
Dasiphora fruticosa Accepted
Potentilla fruticosa Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 2 -45.6 °C (-50 °F) to -42.8 °C (-45°F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Blooms on new wood
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Flies


Wildflowers along the David Thompson Highway, Alberta, CanadaWildflowers along the David Thompson Highway, Alberta, Canada
October 11, 2013

This article discusses a few wildflowers found along the David Thompson Highway in West Central Alberta, Canada, in mid-July. Suggestions for growing them as garden plants are included. While the ideas on growing are given---please do not take plant material from the wild. Obtain the plant material from Native Plant growers/nurseries. Many wildflowers are in danger of extinction due to people harvesting wildflowers in the wild.

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