Trollius europaeus

Scientific name: Trollius europaeus



Common names: “Common European globeflower”

Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial


Zone: 5-8

Light: Full sun – semi shade

Exposure: Sheltered

Soil: Deep soil, clay is best, heavy soil that will not dry out

Moisture: Moist – wet, poor drainage


Plant Size: H 32″ W 18″

Leaf and Stem shape: Deeply divided basal leaves

Flower: Long stems bearing globose, lemon-yellow flowers

Pruning: N/a

Maintenance: Cut flowers after bloom

Landscape use: can force for cut flowers or naturalise, meadows, flower gardens

Propagate: By division

Pests & Disease: Powdery mildew

Comments: Looks like the European version of a buttercup

Cultivars: Trollius cultorum ‘Superbus’ ~AGM winner


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