Globeflower - Trollius europaeus


DESCRIPTION: Native to Europe, Russia and North America.  Belongs to the Ranunculaceae family.  Perennial with lobed, toothed, basal leaves.  Spherical, solitary flowers, egg-yolk yellow in colour. 

Height: 60 cm (24 in.)

Flowering: June

CULTIVATION

Zone: 4

Exposition: semi-shaded to sunny location

Soil: humus-rich and moist, even waterlogged soil

Germination temperature: 18-22ºC (64-72ºF)

Required time: 30-365 days

Special care:  Sow indoor in January or February.  Keep trays at 18-22ºC (64-72ºF) for 2 to 4 weeks.  Keep the soil very moist.  Expose to cold temperature (-5ºC / 23ºF) for 4 to 6 weeks, then bring back gradually to 5-12ºC (41-54ºF).  Sow outdoors from August to September.  This way, the seeds will benefit from natural cold stratification.


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