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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.


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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DORONICUM orientale

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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 again FEBRUARY 2021 - fresh stock in late winter/early spring

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