Trollius 'Superbus'
Trollius 'Superbus'
Trollius 'Superbus'
Trollius 'Superbus'
Trollius 'Superbus'
Trollius 'Superbus'
Trollius 'Superbus'
Trollius 'Superbus'

Trollius 'Superbus'

"Globeflower"

Trollius 'Superbus'

1 bare root — £4.95

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Description

This flowering Trollius 'Superbus', with globe-shaped, buttercup-like flowers of lemon-yellow, held above fresh dark green deeply cut foliage, looks at its absolute best in late spring and early summer. It is a native UK plant, therefore extremely hardy, and is resistant to a great many pests and diseases. It is considered to be one of the easiest of garden plants to grow!

Known as the yellow globeflower, Trollius × cultorum 'Superbus' is ideal for a spot in an average-to-moist soil. This form is tolerant of a wide range of light conditions, from full sun to full shade, and everything in between. Its size makes it perfect for placing towards the front or mid-way in a border. Even better, the flowers last well when cut and placed in a vase for indoor decoration. Trollius 'Superbus' should be cut back in late autumn – it will come back in spring to delight you again, year after year. It is so highly regarded by experts, that the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has given it the coveted Award of Garden Merit.

Key features

  • Perfect for pots

  • Comes back every year

  • Loved by pollinators

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • In peat-free compost

  • Low maintenance

  • RHS Award (AGM)

  • Fully hardy

  • Slug & snail repellent

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Trollius × cultorum 'Superbus'

  • Flower colour

    Yellow

  • Plant size

    1

  • Established height

    50-70cm

  • Established spread

    20-30cm

  • Plant spacing

    10 plants per m2

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Habit

    Upright
    Clump-forming

  • Life cycle

    Perennial

  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    1-2 years

  • Sunlight

    Full sun
    Partial shade

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Pots
    Water gardens
    Cottage gardens
    Low maintenance gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Damp

  • Soil type

    Clay
    Loam
    Multipurpose compost
    Loam-based compost

  • RHS Award (AGM)

    Yes

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    No

  • Pollinator-friendly

    Yes

  • Mouse resistant

    No

  • Rabbit resistant

    No

  • Deer resistant

    No

  • Toxicity

    No report

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Useful information

    • Soak the Trollius 'Superbus' roots in water for 3-6 hours prior to planting

    • Plant your "Globeflower" bare roots into temporary pots with a multipurpose compost in spring and grow-on in a sheltered spot outdoors

    • Choose a pot which comfortably fits the bare roots. Some have a noticeable crown which should be just below the soil surface with any top growth exposed. Some varieties are a length of root which should be planted lengthways and shallowly (1-2cm deep).

    • Plant out into borders or permanent containers in late spring or early summer once in full growth. Choose a position in sun or shade depending on the variety.

    Read all planting & care instructions

  • Orders placed until 29 February 2025
    You can expect your order in February/March 2025

    Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2025
    You can expect your order in March/April 2025

    Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2025
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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