Little Rocket Leopard Plant

Ligularia stenocephala 'Little Rocket' PP #14,621

Pronunciation: lig-yoo-LAR-ee-uh sten-oh-SEF-ah-luh
SKU #09236
4-9

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OVERVIEW
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.
Light Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist to wet.
Blooms Midsummer
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Easy Care, Compact Form
Problems/Solutions Rabbit Resistant
Growth Rate Moderate
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.
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container
Flower Color Yellow
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Coral Bells (Heuchera); Lenten Rose (Helleborus); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Hosta (Hosta)
CARE
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

USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Map

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 7

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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.