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Ligularia Ligularia stenocephala

Phonetic Spelling
lig-yoo-LAIR-ee-ah sten-oh-SEF-ah-lah
Description

Ligularia is grown for its imposing spires of bright yellow flowers. 'The Rocket' is a cultivar known for its more compact, 18-24" tall spires of lemon yellow flowers. Ligularia will not tolerate hot midday sun, when the leaves wilt.  Prefers light to afternoon shade as well as moist, rich soil.

Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'The Rocket'
    More compact and shorter than species
Tags:
#yellow#light shade#perennials
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'The Rocket'
    More compact and shorter than species
Tags:
#yellow#light shade#perennials
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Ligularia
    Species:
    stenocephala
    Family:
    Asteraceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Division
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    China
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Perennial
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Texture:
    High Organic Matter
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Occasionally Wet
    NC Region:
    Mountains
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Summer
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No