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Plant Varieties

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leopard plant has large spotted leaves
Photo 7 of 11This deciduous perennial is known for its large spotted leaves topped with yellow daisy-like flowers.

Leopard Plant (7 of 11)

Ligularia tussilaginea 'Aureo maculata' – Leopard Plant
Deciduous perennial known for its large spotted leaves topped with yellow daisy-like flowers
Plant in partial to full shade; protect from wind
Plant in wet to moist, rich soil
Fertilize in spring as new foliage appears
Height: to 30 inches; Width: to 24 inches
Hardy in USDA zones 7-10:
Zone 7: Plant in spring; plant in partial shade; mulch in spring to conserve moisture and again in fall before frost; water if plant shows signs of wilt; remove dead foliage after frost.
Zone 8: Plant in spring; plant in partial shade; mulch in spring to conserve moisture and again in fall before frost; water if plant shows signs of wilt; remove dead foliage after frost.
Zone 9: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in partial to full shade; mulch in spring to conserve moisture and again in fall; water if plant shows signs of wilt; remove dead foliage in fall.
Zone 10: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in partial to full shade; mulch in spring to conserve moisture and again in fall; water if plant shows signs of wilt; remove dead foliage in fall.

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