Cinquefoil Miss Willmott Potentilla Nepalensis is a clumping, herbaceous perennial native to the Himalayas in Nepal, and a member of the rose family. Cinquefoil seeds can be started outdoors in a cold frame, and Potentilla Nepalensis has shrub-like growth habit. Cinquefoil Miss Willmott forms compact mounds of a sprawling foliage with branching, wiry stems and strawberry-like leaves, and this perennial blooms all summer long producing charming, showy, cup-shaped, pink-purple flowers with dark centers
Cinquefoil Miss Willmott is perfect for rock gardens, cottage gardens, flower borders or containers, or mass planting as a ground cover. Potentilla Nepalensis seeds need light to germinate, and the established Cinquefoil is drought and cold tolerant plant that likes to grow in full sun to partial shade, and thrives in most soil conditions. Cinquefoil makes a good cut flower.
Sow Indoors: Winter/Spring (6-8 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Late Summer/Fall
Seed Depth: Surface sowing – press seeds slightly into the soil
Germination Time: 14-28 Days