Trollius chinensis 'Golden Queen'
globeflower 'Golden Queen'
'Golden Queen' is an upright herbaceous perennial to 90cm, with deeply lobed, sharply-toothed dark green leaves and long-stalked, solitary, terminal, bowl-shaped flowers 5cm in width, with orange-yellow petals
SynonymsTrollius × cultorum 'Golden Queen'
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Ultimate height0.5–1 metres
Time to ultimate height2–5 years
Ultimate spread0.1–0.5 metres
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
- Full sun
- Partial shade
East–facing or South–facing
ExposureExposed or Sheltered
- Native to the UK
- Clump forming
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
- Name status
How to grow
Grow in deep preferably heavy, moist soil that does not dry out, in full sun or partial shade. Cut back hard after flowering and apply a balanced liquid fertiliser to encourage further blooms
Propagate by division in spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Cottage and informal garden
- Wildflower meadow
- Flower borders and beds
Cut back hard after flowering
Generally pest free
May be subject to powdery mildews
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