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Ligularia dentata 'Britt-Marie Crawford'

#PP16113

Also called Elephant Ears, Leopard Plant


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Ligularia dentata 'Britt-Marie Crawford' - Bigleaf Ligularia

More About Ligularia dentata 'Britt-Marie Crawford' (PP16113)

  • AKA Senecio clivorum 'Britt-Marie Crawford'
  • Orange-gold, daisy-like flowers form loose clusters on dark stems
  • Thick, purple-black, slightly wavy foliage
  • Leaf underside is a bright purple
  • Large, lily pad-like leaves, 20-25 cm wide
  • Leaves hold their colour throughout the season
  • Bloom Time: Late June to late August
  • Flower Height: 125 cm
  • Flower Size: 6-8 cm

Interesting Notes:

A Heritage Perennial Top 10 Perennial for 2006.

Zone:

4

Height:

100-110 cm

Spread:

80-90 cm

Colour:

Gold
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Bigleaf Ligularia Growing and Maintenance Tips

Ligularia are best grown in a cool, moist location, in a well-drained soil, in partial shade. Protection from the hot, afternoon sun will help prevent wilting. Great perennial for the back border.


Ligularia dentata 'Britt-Marie Crawford' (PP16113) Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Fast
Fast
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Bog or water garden
Bog or water garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Wet Soils

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer

Habit

Clumping
Mounding

Foliage Color

Black
Purple

Landscape uses

Specimen
Woodland/woods edge

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