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Commonly known as Leopard's bane

Genus of 40 species of deciduous, rhizomatous or tuberous perennials from woodland, scrub, meadows, heathland and rocky sites in Europe, southwestern Asia, and Siberia.

In the daisy family and one of the "banes" avoided by animals as poisonous to them.

Further Reading....

  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - rhizomatous or tuberous perennials. Elliptic to oval basal leaves with heart-shaped bases. Stem leaves are more lance-shaped.
  • Partial shade - or dappled.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - daisy-like flowers, good for cutting.
  • Pests & Diseases - powdery mildew possibly, leaf spot
  • Place of origin - Europe, southwestern Asia, Siberia.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus- rich.
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -

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Commonly known as: Leopard's bane.
Bright yellow daisy flowers, excellent for cutting
individually £12.50 each , 3+ £10.00 each 
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Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

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