Common name: "Leopard's Bane" Zone: 5 - 8
Latin name: Doronicum orientale 'Magnificum'
Elevation to: 9000'
Growth habit: Mat forming
Max height: 18" - 24"
Flowers: Yes, April - May
Flower type: C
Native to area: No
Available varieties: 1 Sunshine: Water: Pictured: Doronicum orientale 'Magnificum' - Leopard's Bane Perennial Cultivation: Plant Leopard's Bane in partial shade in fertile, moist well drained soil. "Leopards Bane" will go completely dormant during the heat of the summer. It is best grown in early spring intermingled in bulb gardens.
Leopard's Bane flowers are excellent for cutting.
Propagation: Leopard's Bane seeds can be started in early spring in a cold frame or greenhouse and moved outdoors after danger of frost has passed. For quicker growth purchase pre-started plants at your local greenhouse.
Potential pests ~ diseases: Powdery mildew, or root rot if kept to wet.