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botanical name:
Ligularia x yoshizoeana 'Palmatiloba'
Ligularia x yoshizoeana 'Palmatiloba' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Leopard Plant
synonyms:  Ligularia x palmatiloba
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.50m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: orange
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Impressive clumps of large, palmate, deeply cut leaves and big clusters of orange flowers in late summer.

cultivation:
Moist to wet, deep fertile soil. Best in part shade but will grow in full sun if not too hot and soil remains reliably damp. Shelter from strong winds.
May be attacked by slugs and snails.

usage:
Damp borders, bog gardens.

other notes:
Naturally occuring hybrid of L. japonica x L. dentata, found in moist meadows and woodland clearings of China, Korea and Japan.

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