- Botanical name: Potentilla 'William Rollison'
- Common name: Cinquefoil
- Family: Rosaceae
- Plant Type: Perennial
Potentillas (cinquefoil) are perennials with pretty, strawberry-like flowers and leaves from spring to midsummer. They’re perfect for adding colour to a well-drained herbaceous border.
Potentilla ‘William Rollison’ is a clump-forming perennial that bears vibrant, semi-double flowers set against rich green foliage in summer. Its petals are a fiery mix of orange and yellow. It looks fantastic planted in mixed borders alongside other sun-loving flowering plants.
For best results, grow Potentilla ‘William Rollison’ in full sun in moist, well-drained soil. Cut back in autumn. Potentilla ‘William Rollison’ holds the Royal Horticultural Society’s Award of Garden Merit (AGM).
How to grow Potentilla 'William Rollison'
South facing, west facing
Position in border
- Sun exposure: Full sun
- Hardiness: Hardy
- Soil type: Acidic / chalky / alkaline / clay / heavy / moist / well drained / light / sandy
Potentilla 'William Rollison' and wildlife
Potentilla 'William Rollison' is known for attracting bees. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers.
Attractive to Bees
Does not attract Beneficial insects
Does not attract Birds
Does not attract Butterflies/Moths
Does not attract Other pollinators
Is Potentilla 'William Rollison' poisonous?
Potentilla 'William Rollison' has no toxic effects reported.
No reported toxicity to Birds
No reported toxicity to Cats
No reported toxicity to Dogs
No reported toxicity to Horses
No reported toxicity to Livestock
No reported toxicity to People