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Trollius x cultorum

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
TROLL-ee-us kul-TOR-um
Description

Globeflower is a striking perennial with ball-shaped, yellow or orange flowers. It is native to damp areas of northern Europe and is only suitable for gardens in the North Carolina mountains. It makes a nice addition to a moist rock garden beside a stream or a wildflower garden near a pond.

This species is an artificial hybrid.

See this plant in the following landscape:
Rock and Crevice Garden
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#perennial
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#perennial
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Trollius
    Family:
    Ranunculaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Division
    Seed
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Europe
    Distribution:
    Mountains
    Dimensions:
    Height: 2 ft. 0 in. - 3 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 2 ft. 0 in. - 3 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Perennial
    Maintenance:
    Low
  • 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:
    High Organic Matter
    Soil Drainage:
    Moist
    Occasionally Wet
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    3b, 3a, 4b, 4a, 5b, 5a, 6b, 6a
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Orange
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No