Scientific Name: Doronicum spp.
Common Name: leopard's bane
Family Name: Asteraceae
Origin: Africa, Europe
Hardiness Zone: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 °C)
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Mature Size: 0.4 - 0.7m x 0.6 - 1.0m (height x width)
Habit: Arching, Spreading, Upright
Form: Oval - vertical
Texture: Medium - coarse
Landscape Uses: Cut flower or foliage, Mixed shrub border, Perennial border
Exposure: Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Humus rich, Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Basal, Pubescent, Ovate, Dentate
Flowers: Head (capitulum), Yellow, Mar-Apr-May
Fruit: Achene, Brown
Key ID Features:
Leaves basal with long petioles, blades cordate with scalloped margins; leaves on stem apetalate and clasping; flower heads yellow with many long, linear to elliptical, ray corollas.