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Trollius acaulis (Dwarf globeflower)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.25m
Max height
0.25m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Trollius acaulis

Other names

Dwarf globeflower

Genus

Trollius Trollius

Species

T. acaulis - T. acaulis is a compact, upright, herbaceous perennial with deeply divided, mid-green leaves and short, erect, leafy stems bearing ssingle, five-petalled, bright orange-yellow flowers blooming as the leaves emerge in late spring.


Trollius acaulis is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Compact, Upright

Flower

Yellow-orange in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free.

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Cut back after flowering to encourage a flush of new leaves to last through summer.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Trollius acaulis (Dwarf globeflower) will reach a height of 0.25m and a spread of 0.25m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Bog garden, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Waterside, Wildflower

Cultivation

Plant in moist soil, preferably in full sun. Do not allow to dry out.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Trollius acaulis

Other names

Dwarf globeflower

Genus

Trollius Trollius

Species

T. acaulis - T. acaulis is a compact, upright, herbaceous perennial with deeply divided, mid-green leaves and short, erect, leafy stems bearing ssingle, five-petalled, bright orange-yellow flowers blooming as the leaves emerge in late spring.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Compact, Upright


Colour

Flower

Yellow-orange in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free.

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Cut back after flowering to encourage a flush of new leaves to last through summer.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Trollius acaulis (Dwarf globeflower) will reach a height of 0.25m and a spread of 0.25m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Bog garden, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Waterside, Wildflower

Cultivation

Plant in moist soil, preferably in full sun. Do not allow to dry out.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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