Scientific Name: Ligularia stenocephala Form: Mounded
Common Name:ligulariaTexture:Coarse
Family Name:AsteraceaeHabit: Open, Upright
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 1.0 - 1.5m
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China Hardiness Zone:Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Leaves: Simple, Lobed, Basal, Soft flexible, Lustrous, Other, Dentate, Serrate
Flowers: Head (capitulum), (Floriferous), Yellow, Jul- Aug
Fruit: Cypsela (achene + calyx), Brown, Sep- Oct
Exposure: Full sun only if soil kept moist, Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade
Soil or Media: Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Filler, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Perennial border, Woodland margin
Key ID Features:Leaves basal, ovate, bases cordate, irregularly toothed and serrate, up to 12 cm long; flowers yellow bottle brush-like that rises above the leaves.