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A genus of 31 accepted species of evergreen mat-forming perennial plants or subshrubs in the Plantaginaceae family originating from parts of Europe, Africa and Southwestern Asia. Several species are cultivated as ornamental garden plants for their fluffy lavender-coloured flowerheads in Summer. They need very well-drained soil in full sun and do best in a rockery or alpine house where they can be protected from winter wet.
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How to propagate Globeflower
Division in spring, by softwood or semi-ripe cuttings in summer.
By seed in autumn.
Other uses of Globeflower
Grown for their dome-shaped hummocks and usually blue or purple flower heads.