Trollius (Globe Flower)
If you’re looking for something a little different, that not everyone has in the garden, you may want to look Trollius. Shaped like a ball, a goblet or a globe, flowers in the garden bloom on stems rising above the foliage in shades of yellow and orange. While they have a reputation for being difficult, growing Trollius, or Globeflowers is not complicated if they are planted in the right place and you practice the correct care. Globeflowers in the garden need a full sun to part shade location and moist soil. These flowers are suited to rocky areas where soil is fertile and stays moist. Globeflowers perform well as long as they aren’t allowed to dry out and are not subjected to extreme heat from scorching summer temperatures. Deadhead spent flowers for the possibility of more blooms.
New Moon Trollius has large, creamy-yellow double flowers on strong upright stems and a nice compact habit. Good vigor. New Moon grows well in a sunny or part-shaded border, also at the edge of a moist woodland.
Height: 18-24 in.
Spacing: 12-14 in.
Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade