Ligularia stenocephala 'Little Rocket' PP14,621

Leopard Plant

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8

Dwarf Ligularia with long stemmed, grayed-green leaves. Yellow-orange rocket blooms soar in the summer!

Height

24-36 Inches

Spread

24 Inches

Color

Yellow/Gold/Bronze

Interesting Notes

A Future Plants Introduction from Marco Fransen. Genus name is Latin, meaning little tongue- referring to the strap-like shape of the florets.

Bloom Time

July-August

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Keep plenty moist to prevent midday wilting. May even want to plant in a large garbage bag with plenty of drainage, to ensure more moisture.

When to Divide

spring or fall

Good Companions

Japanese Windflower Anemone (Anemone ), False Spirea (Astilbe arendsii), False Forget-Me-Not, Siberian Bugloss (Brunnera macrophylla), Turtlehead (Chelone lyonii), Spotted Deadnettle (Groundcover- Lamium maculatum), Coral Bells (Heuchera ), Plantain Lily (Hosta ), Cinnamon Fern (Osmunda cinnamomea), Lungwort (Pulmonaria longifolia)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Attributes & Uses
Containers
Cut Flowers
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Partial Shade
Foliage Color
Gray-Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Spring
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist but well-drained
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