Little Rocket Leopard Plant
Ligularia stenocephala 'Little Rocket' PP #14,621
|Description||A fairly compact selection well-suited to smaller gardens, with large, jagged-edged green leaves. Long, purple-black spikes encrusted with bright yellow, daisy-like flowers are displayed well above the foliage. A great choice for specimen plantings or large tub or container use in the patio or pool area. An herbaceous perennial.|
|Watering||Keep soil moist to wet.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Companion Plants||Coral Bells (Heuchera); Lenten Rose (Helleborus); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Hosta (Hosta)|
|Care||Thrives in deep, fertile, damp soils. Follow a regular watering schedule during the growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system; prefers constantly moist conditions. 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
Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 9
Good to grow!
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Cornelius Nurseries 2233 S. Voss Rd.
Houston, Texas 77027
River Oaks Plant House 5930 Westheimer
Houston, Texas 77057
Lowe's 9640 Old Katy Freeway
Houston, Texas 77055-6322
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.