Golden Globes – Lysimachia congestiflora (L. procumbens) Share this:Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Designed with love! Our Grower's Choice Subscription freshly picked and delivered to your door every month. Shop Now Common Name: Golden Globes Botanical Name: Lysimachia congestiflora (L. procumbens), ly-si-MAH-kee-a kon-je-sti-FLOR-a Decorative Life: 2-3 weeks depending on environment. Flower Color: Yellow Availability: Summer Family Roots: Member of the Primulaceae (primrose family). Native to Japan. Three common relatives are cyclamen, shooting star and primrose. Personality: Flowers 1 inch in diameter, occur in dense, rounded clusters at stem ends. Flowers are not fragrant. Storage Specifics: 36-41F for a brief time. Tidbits: From the Greek meaning “ending strife”. Named after King Lysimachos of Thrace (360-281 B. C.) who is said to have calmed a bull with a piece of loosestrife. Lysimachia clethroides has white flowers, L. punctata has larger yellow flowers in looser clusters. In the garden, perennial members of this genus tend to be invasive. Harvest when flowers are 40% open. Some favorite cultivars and their respective flower colors include ‘Outback Sunset’ (yellow flowers with yellow and green foliage). Full sunlight would be best.