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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
common globeflower common golden ball gowan lapper gowan lopper gowan lockin gowan luckin gowan
Trollius are herbaceous perennials which form a clump of palmately lobed leaves, with erect stems bearing solitary, yellow, globose or bowl-shaped flowers composed of several petal-like sepals surrounding much-reduced nectar-bearing petals
T. europaeus is a variable herbaceous perennial forming compact clumps up to 80cm tall. Its leaves are up to 12cm wide and deeply divided into 3-5 lobes; each wedge-shaped segment is often further lobed and toothed. Clear lemon-yellow, spherical flowers 3-5cm in diameter are borne from late spring into early summer
Eur., Cauc., N America
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing
MoisturePoorly-drained, Moist but well-drained
pHNeutral, Acid, Alkaline
Time to ultimate height
Grows best in deep, preferably heavy, moist soil that does not dry out, in full sun or partial shade
Propagate by division in spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
Cottage & Informal Garden Wildflower meadow
Pruning Cut back hard after flowering
Pests Generally trouble free
May be subject to powdery mildews
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