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Globeflower

Globularia spp.

Also known as

Globe daisy

Globularia meridionalis 2017-06-25 3171 by Salicyna (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Full Sun
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

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Globeflower Overview

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.

Common problems with Globeflower

How to propagate Globeflower

Cuttings

Division in spring, by softwood or semi-ripe cuttings in summer.

Division

Seed

By seed in autumn.

Other uses of Globeflower

Grown for their dome-shaped hummocks and usually blue or purple flower heads.