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Ligularia dentata 'Britt Marie Crawford'

Ligularia dentata 'Britt Marie Crawford' Photo/Illustration: Michelle Gervais

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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Ligularia dentata 'Britt Marie Crawford' lig-yew-LAR-ee-ah den-TAY-tah Genus: Ligularia
In early spring, fleshy stems unfurl and are topped by rounded burgundy leaves. By June, this plant looks splendid, with upturned leaves and their rich purple undersides. 'Britt Marie Crawford' may wilt in the hot noonday sun, but soft shade soon revives it. At the start of summer, right golden daisy-like flowers bloom, contrasting boldly with the foliage. -Matt Griswold, Regional Picks: Northeast, Fine Gardening issue #127
Care: Likes moist soil. Don't let it dry out between waterings.
Propagation: By division. Plants will not come true from seed.
Problems: No serious problems.
Height 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Spread 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Habit Clumps
Growth Pace Moderate Grower
Light Full Shade Only;Full Sun to Part Shade;Part Shade Only;Part Shade to Full Shade
Moisture Medium Moisture
Maintenance Low
Tolerance Deer Tolerant
Characteristics Attracts Birds; Attracts Butterflies; Showy Foliage
Bloom Time Early Fall; Early Spring; Fall; Late Summer; Spring; Summer
Foliage Color Black
Flower Color Yellow Flower
Uses Beds and Borders, Container, Shade, Foliage, Cut Flower, Specimen Plant/ Focal Point
Style Waterside, Woodland Garden
Seasonal Interest Summer Interest, Fall Interest
Type Perennials

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