Exposure
Shade
Soil Moisture Needs
Wet
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Bloom Color
Yellow
Attributes
Good Cut Flowers
Tolerates wet sites
Container
Long Blooming
Water Requirements
Plant in or around water or bog gardens
Prefers well-drained soil
Water weekly during dry spells
Prefers consistent soil moisture
Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

Ligularia 'Bottle Rocket'

Leopard Plant

A perfectly porportioned plant with its mustard yellow flowers help up like a bouquet on chocolate stems in the middle of the clump forming foliage. More flower stems and more robust with thicker leaves and denser habit than its parent 'Little Rocket' Prefers a well drained, consistent moist area in the afternoon shade to prevent humidity wilt.

PPAF
CPBRAF
Sport of 'Little Rocket'

Height:

28-36 in

Spacing:

30-36"

Hardiness Zone:

4-9

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Bloom Color:

Mustard Yellow

Ligularia (lig-you-lair'-ee-uh)

Family: Asteraceae · Common Name: Ligularia

Vibrant flowers in long tapered golden spires or open clusters of large orange daisies. Broad kidney-shaped leaves are purplish or bright green with burgundy stems and cut or serrated margins. Excellent for moist soils and afternoon shade.

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