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Doronicum orientale/Leopard's Bane

Doronicum orientale / Doronicum orientale
A clear yellow flower in spring and early summer if found on this perennial
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A clear yellow flower in spring and early summer if found on this perennial

Butterflies find this flower a favorite on which to feed

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Scientific Name: Doronicum orientale
Common Name: Leopard's Bane
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Yellow
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Plants That Attract Butterflies
Comments: Leopard's Bane likes partially shaded locations and does not grow well in full sunlight. It goes completely dorman in the hot days of summer. Flowering occurs in spring and early summer. Butterflies like the blossoms of this plant.