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Ligularia tussilaginea 'Gigantea' /Giant Leopard Plant

Ligularia tussilaginea 'Gigantea'  / Ligularia tussilaginea 'Gigantea'
Large glossy round leaves make a strong impact in a garden setting
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Large glossy round leaves make a strong impact in a garden setting

Attractive evergreen foliage

Green foliage year round

Yellow flowers present in fall

Close-up of the large leaves

Late winter in the Gulf South

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Scientific Name: Ligularia tussilaginea 'Gigantea'
Common Name: Giant Leopard Plant
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Fall
Flower color: Yellow
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: This bold textured plant gives a tropical effect in the landscape. It can survive a temperature of 0, but likes it above 20 degrees F. in order to retain its evergreen state. It is great in containers in areas where it is too cold for it to survive the winter.