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Giant leopard plant

Ligularia tussilaginea 'Gigantea'

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This evergreen foliage plant has large, rounded, leathery leaves and daisy-like yellow flowers. It looks great in the border or in containers.

Noteworthy CharacteristicsThis plant is similar to the species, except the leaves are larger. Parts of it are poisonous if ingested.

CareProvide partial shade and moist, well-drained, fertile soil.

PropagationBy division in spring or by seed.


  • Genus : Ligularia
  • Plant Height : 1 to 3 feet
  • Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
  • Zones : 10, 7, 8, 9
  • Uses : Containers, Shade
  • Bloom Time : Early Fall, Fall, Late Fall
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Fall Interest
  • Light : Full Shade
  • Maintenance : Low
  • Moisture : Medium Moisture
  • Growth Rate : Moderate
  • Plant Type : Perennials
  • Characteristics : Showy Foliage
  • Flower Color : Yellow
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