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Genus of about 125 species of large, robust perennials, mainly from central and eastern Asia, with a few from Europe, found in moist or wet grassland, open, wet scrub and woodland, by mountain streams and in ditches.

They make imposing waterside plants.

Further Reading....
  • Height
    To 2m (6ft)
  • Spread
    1m (3ft)
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Perennial. Leaves to 30cm (12in) long, deeply cut and irregularly toothed and lobed. produces slender, dense racemes of flowerheads 2cm (¾in) 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.
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Will naturalise in moist soil. Good as waterside plants. Shelter from strong winds to prevent flower stems breaking. Wildlife plant - insects, butterflies.
    Pests & Diseases
    Slugs and snails may damage emerging leaves.
    Place of origin
    Northern China.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Butterfly friendly
to 2m (6ft)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Average Person
  1m (3ft)

Buy Varieties of LIGULARIA

LIGULARIA 'Britt Marie Crawford'

LIGULARIA 'Britt Marie Crawford'

Golden groundsel

purple-bronze leaves and bright orange-yellow daisy flowers

Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
£13.00 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
LIGULARIA dentata 'Desdemona'

LIGULARIA dentata 'Desdemona'

Golden groundsel

orange-purple flowers of around 3 feet in height and shining brownish-purple foliage

Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
£13.00 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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