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Ragwort/
Leopard Plant

Ligularia

Description:
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. Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

 

Common Name: Ragwort, Leopard Plant
Botanical Name: Ligularia
Type: Perennial
Soil Preference: Moist with good drainage
Light Requirements: Partial Shade
Attributes: Border plants
Container
Cut flower or foliage
Specimen or focal point
Grown for attractive foliage
Pests:  
Diseases:  
Good Companion Plants: Aster, Corydalis, Hosta, Carex, Geranium, Tiarella
Care:

Planting Instructions:  Perennials

 

Varieties:

This variety listing is for informational purposes only, it is not a catalog. 
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Ligularia 'Bottle Rocket'
Ragwort/Ligularia
zones 4-9
 
Description:  A perfectly proportioned plant with mustard yellow flowers held on chocolate stems just at the top of the dense clump of foliage.  The flowers are held like a bouquet in the center of the clump, and there are more flowering stems per plant than its parent, Little Rocket.
Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Mid-Summer
Foliage Color: Chocolate
Height: 28-34"
Spread: 24-28"


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Ligularia dentata 'Britt Marie Crawford'
Ragwort
zones 4-9
 
Description:  Broad, glossy, dark chocolate leaves with dark purple undersides make an extremely bold statement in the garden. In late summer, golden orange, daisy-like flowers are perched atop purplish-black stems for an all-together captivating composition.
Bloom Color: Golden Orange
Bloom Time: Late Summer
Foliage Color: Chocolate
Height: 36-48"
Spread: 24-36"


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Ligularia 'Othello'
Ragwort
zones 3-8
 
Description:  An imposing, clump-forming perennial with a mounded habit featuring huge, leathery, heart-shaped leaves. New leaves emerge purplish-red, but mature to brownish-green on top and purplish beneath. Yellow-orange, daisy-like flowers appear in summer. 
Bloom Color: Yellow-Orange
Bloom Time: Late Summer
Foliage Color: Purple-Red
Height: 24-36"
Spread: 18-30"
 
   
 
   
   
   
   
   

 

 

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