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Ligularia japonica
Common Name: Leopard Plant Family: Asteraceae (The Aster Family)

Ligularia japonica
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This ligularia has large, bold, glossy green and deeply divided leaves. The flower buds looks like tiny pumpkins and produces dark yellow, daisy-like blossoms. A great specimen plant for the shade or sunnier positions if good moisture is available.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:
Stream banks, grassland slopes and forest understories.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourYellow 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourOrange 
Height4-6'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread2-3'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Shade Part Shade Part Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem ColourPurple 
Hardiness Zone4-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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