Height: 2' (60cm) Flowering Time: Summer Flower Colour: Orange ____________________________________
Subclass: Dicotyledonae (Dicotyledons) Superorder: Magnoliidae (Magnolia Superorder) Order: Ranunculales (Buttercup Order) Family: Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family) Genus: Trollius (Globe Flower) Species: hondoensis (of Hondo, Japan) ____________________________________
Trollius hondoensis is a giant double orange buttercup. It forms clumps of deep green lobed leaves, and in summer bears tall branched stems holding several rounded orange flowers with a cluster of long, thin petal-like stamens in the centre. It grows well in damp, shady situations.
Harvesting and Growing from Seed:
Inside (16 days)
Outside (54 days)
Seed Pod The seedhead is a pointed ball composed of many separate seed pods.
Seed The seeds are black, shiny pips. There are several seeds on each seedhead.
Seedling The seedling has stiff leaves, divided into three.
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