Britt-Marie Crawford Ligularia

Ligularia dentata 'Britt-Marie Crawford' PP #16,113

SKU
03218
A mound of dramatic dark chocolate-maroon foliage contrasts boldly with its yellow-orange daisy-like flowers. A natural for all beds and borders for contrast with green and lime foliage plants. Exceptional in containers. An herbaceous perennial.
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Botanical Pronunciationlig-yoo-LAR-ee-uh den-TA-ta
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasThe dark maroon foliage and yellow blooms of this plant will standout in a cottage or rock garden border or bed. Mix Britt Marie in containers with plants sporting a specturm of lime green foliage and place on patios, balconies and in courtyards to appreciate at close range. Plant in mass for a dramatic swatch along a hillside or in the sunny forefront of a woodland setting.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorBurgundy
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Very Wet Areas, Water Garden, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Wet Soils
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.

Thrives in deep, fertile, consistently moist soils. Shelter from harsh afternoon sun exposures. Prune old flower heads to encourage more blossoms. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Clumps may be divided every 2 to 3 years.

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