Britt-Marie Crawford Ligularia
Ligularia dentata 'Britt-Marie Crawford' PP #16,113
|Description||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.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil moist to wet.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Design Ideas||The 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.|
|Companion Plants||Coral Bells (Heuchera); Astilbe (Astilbe); Hosta (Hosta); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Columbine (Aquilegia)|
|Care||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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9
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