Ligularia (Leopard Plant): Our Favorite Flowers

Take off with these rocket-shaped flowers.
Ligularia Rocket Yellow Flowers on Black Stems

Ligularia Rocket Yellow Flowers on Black Stems

A plant of contrasts, The Rocket has jet black flower stems and bright yellow flowers that emerge through a carpet of basal light green leaves.

©2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited

2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited

Leopard plant  (Ligularia stenocephala) is grown for its broad foliage as well as its rocket-like flower spikes, which appear for a long period during the summer. It thrives in moist soil and light or afternoon shade and wilts in afternoon sun, especially in the Southeast.

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