General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Plant Height: 3 to 5 feet (.9-1.5m)
Plant Spread: 3 to 4 feet (.9-1.2m)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Other: To 12 inches (30cm) long and wide.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Foliage Mound Height: 24 to 30 inches (60-75cm)
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Water gardens
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Child plants: one child plant

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Common names
  • Ligularia
  • Leopard Plant
Also sold as:
  • Ligularia przewalskii
  • Ligularia stenocephala

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Date: 2014-07-19
Location: Cedarhome, Washington
Date: 2016-06-24
Location: Maine
Date: 2014-08-03
Location: my garden
Date: 2013-07-12 
first yr plant right before blooming
Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C.
Date: 2008-08-02
 6:10 pm. A bright spot of colour in the shade garden.
Location: A Robson Garden
Date: 2013-07-16
 5:06 pm. This plant makes a tall, strong statement in the garden
Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C.
Date: 2011-10-13
 2:36 pm. October brings colour as the green pigment retreats fro
Location: Lucketts, Loudoun County, Virginia
Date: 2010-06-24
In the woods
Location: Banff, Canada | August, 2022
Date: 2022-08-01
Location: Banff, Canada | August, 2022
Date: 2022-08-01
Location: Heathcote Ontario Canada
Date: 2019  July-august
Ligularia stenocephala'The Rocket'  Naturalizes in our garden for
Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8
Date: 2014-07-23
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Location: Maine
Date: 2014-08-03
Location: z6a MA, my garden
Date: 2015-07-14
Location: Farmer John's Greenhouse, Farmington Hills, MI
Date: 2012-07-02
Location: Manitoba, Canada
Date: 2014-08-14
Location: Kalama, Wa.
Date: 2011-07-17
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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8
Date: 2013-06-25
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Location: Farmer John's Greenhouse, Farmington Hills, MI
Date: 2012-07-02

Date: 2012-07-02
Location: Massab Acres, Taylor, MI
Date: 2010-07-10
Location: Massab Acres, Taylor, MI
Date: 2010-07-10
Location: Massab Acres, Taylor, MI
Date: 2010-07-10
Location: Massab Acres, Taylor, MI
Date: 2010-07-10
Location: Massab Acres, Taylor, MI
Date: 2010-07-10
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Comments:
  • Posted by eclayne (Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA - Zone 6a) on Jun 15, 2012 9:58 PM concerning plant:
    Parentage: L. przewalskii × L. stenocephala
  • Posted by Bonehead (Planet Earth - Zone 8b) on Dec 1, 2013 3:14 PM concerning plant:
    I need to watch closely for slugs in my Pacific Northwest Zone 8 garden, although this ligularia is not as hard hit as others. I love the tall spires of yellow blooms, very eye catching.
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