Ligularia stenocephala 'The Rocket' ~ The Rocket Leopard Plant-ServeScape

The Rocket Leopard Plant

Ligularia stenocephala 'The Rocket'


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**Dormancy Note - This plant is currently dormant for the winter! It is available for purchase! Your delivered plant may be dormant, or showing very little top growth. However, you can still plant! These plants are putting all their energy into root production, so they will be ready to thrive in the spring! If you have any issues with your plant the following peak season, you can fill out our return request form to request a replacement plant.

The Rocket Leopard Plant is a shade loving herbaceous perennial that forms a basal mound of huge saw-toothed, arrowhead-shaped light green foliage with purplish undersides on long stocks.  Long purple-green flower spikes coated with yellow daisy like flowers bloom from mid summer into fall.  Grows best with  afternoon shade and rich moist well-drained soil. 

Type: 

Perennial

Height: 

3' - 5'

Spread: 

2' - 4'

Spacing: 

3’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

4 - 8

Culture: 

Part SunFull Shade

Bloom Color: 

Yellow

Season of Interest: 

SummerFall

MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance.  Do not let soils dry out.  Even with adequate moisture, foliage may wilt in hot summers (but will recover at night), especially if in too much sun.  Watch for slugs and snails.

LANDSCAPE USES: Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWoodland GardensGroundcover, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS:  Japanese Forest GrassWild BergamontCatmint 

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