LIGULARIA dentata 'Desdemona'

Commonly known as Golden groundsel

Orange-purple flowers of around 3 feet in height and shining brownish-purple foliage
Further Reading....
  • Yellow
  • Height
    1m (39in)
  • Spread
    1m (39in)
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Clump-forming perennial with rounded leaves, deep maroon-purple beneath, to 30cm (12in) long. Produces flowerheads to 10cm (4in) across.
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
    Shelter from cold winds and provide a little shade from midday sun.

LIGULARIA dentata 'Desdemona'

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - insects, butterflies.
    Pests & Diseases
    Slugs, snails
    Place of origin
    China, Japan
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Bog garden
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Wet or boggy soil
  • Wildlife
    Butterfly friendly
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1m (39in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1m (39in)
 

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