Ligularia dentata 'Britt-Marie Crawford' PP16113
Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.
| ||Common Name: Ligularia-Bigleaf|
Broad, glossy, dark chocolate leaves with dark purple undersides make an extremely bold statement in the garden. In late summer, golden orange, daisy-like flowers are perched atop purplish-black stems for an all-together captivating composition. There's nothing quite like it!
Breeder: James Crawford
Introducer: Cotswold Garden
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.