Trollius laxus
American Globe Flower

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American Globe Flower
Trollius laxus
This exciting yet rare plant is a native insect magnet in the spring with profuse 1.5" diameter pale yellow buttercup-like flowers. Its long bloom is enhanced by its deeply cut foliage, rounded plant shape and its ability to thrive in wet conditions. Perfect for shade!
Beautiful yellow, globe-shaped flowers appear in early spring
Perfect for moist to wet spots in part shade
Provides nectar for beneficial insects
Provides cover for toads and frogs
Very rare in nature
Easy to grow

Native Range

Bogs and wetlands from Ohio to New York, Connecticut and New Jersey

Interesting Facts

This is an extremely rare plant and considered endangered in CT, NJ, OH, PA and nearly so in NY. Consider yourself very lucky if you run across it in the wild while hiking in a moist wood, swamp or wetland.


Plant in moist sites in part to full shade. 

Mature Size: 12-20in. Tall x 18-34in. Wide

Hardiness Zone: 5-8

Sun Exposure: Part Shade to Full Shade

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