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Potentilla 'William Rollison' (Cinquefoil 'William Rollison')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.45m
Max height
1m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Potentilla 'William Rollison'

Other names

Cinquefoil 'William Rollison'

Genus

Potentilla Potentilla

Variety or Cultivar

'William Rollison' _ P. 'William Rollison' is an herbaceous perennial with dark green, divided foliage and orange-red flowers with yellow markings in summer.


Potentilla 'William Rollison' is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Orange-red, Yellow in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Potentilla 'William Rollison' (Cinquefoil 'William Rollison') will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Gravel, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant in poor or moderately fertile, free-draining soil in a sunny position.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Potentilla 'William Rollison'

Other names

Cinquefoil 'William Rollison'

Genus

Potentilla Potentilla

Variety or Cultivar

'William Rollison' _ P. 'William Rollison' is an herbaceous perennial with dark green, divided foliage and orange-red flowers with yellow markings in summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Orange-red, Yellow in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Potentilla 'William Rollison' (Cinquefoil 'William Rollison') will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Gravel, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant in poor or moderately fertile, free-draining soil in a sunny position.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Potentilla interplanted with Deschampsia 'Goldschleier'

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