Globeflower

This genus of about 30 species is native to the temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere. The plant is poisonous and was named after the supernatural, evil, troll from Swedish myth.

 

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Trollius chinensis  
T. x cultorum Hybrid Globeflower
T. europaeus Common Globeflower,
European Globeflower
T. ledebourii Ledebour Globeflower
T. pumilus  

Species Hgt
(in)
Flower
Color
Sepals
T. x cultorum 24-36 Orange, yellow Roiled In
T. europaeus 20-24 Yellow Rolled In
T. ledebourii 24-36 Orange Spreading
T. pumilus 9-12 Yellow Spreading

* Guides and Keys are from the book "Herbaceous Perennial Plants A Treatise on their Identification, Culture and Garden Attributes" by Dr Allan M. Armitage of the University of Georgia. Varsity Press, Athens, Georgia. 1989 ISBN 0-942375-00. More on Dr Armitage and his other books.

 

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