Bigleaf Ligularia (Ligularia dentata 'Britt Marie Crawford') in the Ligularias Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Plant Height: 2 to 3 feet (60-91cm)
Plant Spread: 2 to 3 feet (60-91cm)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP16,113 (2005)
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Parentage: Seedling of: Othello

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Comments:
Posted by lovesblooms (Maryland - Zone 7a) on Feb 2, 2015 7:44 PM

This is a tough one. I planted it in clay, in our shaded backyard, during 2013, The Year It Rained--which turned Maryland practically into a rainforest. The rain actually washed the clay away from the roots. I couldn't dig deep enough in the stuff, so they spent the year with exposed, shallow roots. And grew. And bloomed. And never looked anything other than the pictures show. The foliage is gorgeous. I didn't bother to dig them in deeper before winter, and the following spring I found I'd only lost one of the three plants.

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