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Botanical Name
Zones 3 to 7
1 to 3 feet
1 to 2 feet
Late spring: cream, orange, yellow
Full sun to part shade
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Moisture is key, plants grow best in soil that is kept evenly moist
  • Add organic matter in lighter soils to help retain moisture, mulch is essential to keep soil cool and moist
  • Trollius will perform poorly in dry soils, hot summers and gardens of the deep South
  • Cut back declining foliage
  • Established plants can be divided in late fall or spring but is usually not necessary for at least 5 years or more after planting
Occasional powdery mildew
  • Trollius asiaticus 'Byrnes Giant' - bright yellow flowers
  • T. x cultorum 'Fire Globe' - orange-red flowers
  • T. europaeus 'J. Smith' - yellow flowers
  • T. europaeus 'Orange Globe' - orange flowers
  • T. chinensis 'Golden Queen' - orange flowers

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