Ligularia (Leopard Plant): Our Favorite Flowers

Take off with these rocket-shaped flowers.

Photo by: Shutterstock/Manfred Ruckszio

Shutterstock/Manfred Ruckszio

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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