Doronicum cordatum

Leopard's Bane

These easy-to-grow, spring-blooming perennials have showy, yellow, Daisy-like flowers on long stalks with heart-shaped leaves. Great cut flowers. Plant in borders with other perennials where nearby foliage hides dying summer leaves. Also good with tulips. Like partial shade in hot climates or northern climates, and tolerate heavy soil. The common name refers to the Asian natives' practice of dipping arrows in its juices when hunting leopards. Start by seed or division. Young plants bloom most generously. Remove old flowers to encourage second bloom. Divide every 2 to 3 years in August or spring, when plants are dormant.
Doronicum cordatum, Leopard's Bane
Use this early bloomer in woodland gardens, or plant in masses. Good companion for late-blooming spring bulbs, violas, and pansies. Available in large and double-flowered selections.

Attributes - Doronicum cordatum

Plant Type: Perennial

Bloom Season: Mid Spring through Late Spring

Flower Color: Yellow

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 1 ft. to 2 ft.

Width: 1 ft. 6 in.

Sunlight: Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Notes: Cut Flowers, Showy Flowers.

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Doronicum cordatum 'Magnificum'
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