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Trollius farreri

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Description

Alpine Buttercup is a small perennial plant with bright yellow flowers that likes to grow in moist soils.  It works well in rock and crevice gardens.

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Cultivars / Varieties:
  • var. farreri
var. farreri
Tags:
#moist soil
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • var. farreri
var. farreri
Tags:
#moist soil
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Trollius
    Species:
    farreri
    Family:
    Ranunculaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    China
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Habit/Form:
    Clumping
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Texture:
    Shallow Rocky
    Soil Drainage:
    Moist
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Summer
    Flower Description:
    Early summer bright yellow flowers
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Rosulate
    Leaf Shape:
    Cuneate
    Obovate
    Rhomboidal
    Leaf Margin:
    Dentate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Basal or subasal rhombic-obovate or cuneate, irregular teeth
  • Stem:
    Stem Color:
    Green
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
    Stem Description:
    Very short stems