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Ligularia dentata 'Othello'

Also called Golden Groundsel / Leopard Plant


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Ligularia dentata 'Othello' - Bigleaf Ligularia

More About Ligularia dentata 'Othello'

  • AKA Senecio clivorum 'Othello'
  • 'Othello' blooms slightly before 'Desdemona'
  • Orange-gold, daisy-like flowers form loose clusters on dark stems
  • Leaves emerge bronze-purple and fade to dark green by midseason
  • Leaf undersides remain bright purple
  • Large, lily pad-like leaves, 20-25 cm wide
  • Bloom Time: Late June to late August
  • Flower Height: 15 cm above the foliage
  • Flower Size: 5-6 cm

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 'Othello' 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

Green (dark)
Bronze

Landscape uses

Specimen
Woodland/woods edge