Ligularia stenocephala - Leopard Plant

The Rocket

  • Herbaceous perennial
  • Huge, 18 to 24" long yellow bottlebrush spikes
  • Large, toothed leaves with purplish stems
  • Big and bold presence in the garden
  • Use in moist gardens or waterside
  • Height: 5-6 ft
  • Spread: 3-5 ft
  • Hardiness Zone: 4-9

Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Ligularias are at their best when grown in, cool, moist locations in part shade. Protection from the hot, afternoon sun in the south is essential to prevent wilting. They are a natural for the pond side where there is a constant supply of moisture, though they do require good drainage.

Leopard Plant Characteristics & Attributes:

Exposure
Habit
Upright
Soil Moisture
Average
Season of Interest
Resistance
Attracts Wildlife
Attributes

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