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Farfugium japonicum/Green Leopard Plant

Farfugium japonicum / Farfugium japonicum
Glossy round shaped leaves
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Glossy round shaped leaves

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Scientific Name: Farfugium japonicum
Common Name: Green Leopard Plant
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Fall
Flower color: Yellow
Light Exposure: Filtered Shade, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: Also known as Ligularia tussilaginea. Will wilt if grown in hot sun in the afternoon. Will tolerate heavy soils as long as they are moist and well drained. The large, coarse textured leaves give good contrast in landscapes where finer textured ground cover plants are used.