Leonardo™ Compact Leopard's Bane

Doronicum orientale 'Compact'

Produces an abundance of eye-catching gold daisy-like flowers early in the season. Heart shaped leaves are dark green and form a compact mound. Attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds. Versatile and easy to grow, this selection thrives in flowering borders as well as under trees and shrubs. Flowers are excellent for cutting. Herbaceous perennial.
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Full sun, Partial shade

Prefers constantly moist soil.


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Average Size at MaturityGrows to 10 to 12 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeYellow blooms in early spring.
Design IdeasPair with late blooming bulbs and forget-me-nots for a cheerful display of color in early spring.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseCutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial shade
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsPrefers constantly moist soil.

Provide a site with rich, well drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. This cool season perennial may go into a short period of summer dormancy. Apply a layer of mulch around the root zone to conserve soil moisture. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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