Ligularia 'Little Rocket' ('Lanternchen') PP14621 CPBR2400
Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.
This shorter hybrid from breeder Marco Fransen was selected for its compact habit and heavy flower production. A profusion of bright yellow flower spikes rocket above the clump of large, rich green, serrated leaves in midsummer.
Breeder: Marco Fransen
Introducer: Future Plants
Origin: Not Native to North America
Sun or Shade?:
Part shade (4-6 hrs. direct sun)
Wet or dry?:
Consistent water needs
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How's your soil?:
Sweet or Sour Soil?:
Neutral Soil (pH = 7.0)
What's your garden style?:
Ligularias are at their best when grown in cool, moist locations in part shade. Protection from the hot, afternoon sun in the south is essential to prevent wilting. They are a natural for the pond side where there is a constant supply of moisture, though they do require good drainage.