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Ligularia - 'Brit Marie Crawford' (Ligularia)

Ligularia - 'Brit Marie Crawford' (Ligularia)
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Type Herbaceous flower, Deciduous, Ground cover, Flowering
Form Upright Taller-Growing Clump, Architectural Form
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours Yellow Flowers (Summer late), Red Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required
Hardiness Very hardy
Growth Fast Growing Plant
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Ligularia Description

This large herbaceous perennial is grown for its impressive deep red summer foliage and spikes of yellow blossom. Ligularia is ideally suited to bog garden and pond side planting. Ideally plant in drifts alongside other large moisture loving herbaceous plants.

Ligularia - Cultivation Notes

Ligularia flourishes in a sheltered spot on permanently moist soil in part sun,either in full or part sun. Requiring a fertile soil and plenty of summer moisture Ligularia should be mulched every year with well rotted organic matter. Tall flowers will require staking and during dry spells regular water will be required. Propagate by division.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Ligularia:

  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Tolerates permanently wet soil
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils

Weaknesses of Ligularia

  • Invasive top growth
  • Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations

Design & Plant Use for Ligularia:

  • Ideal for naturalistic woodland planting
If you like this plant you may also be interested in these:
architectural plants
plants and shrubs for very wet soil
plants for heavy clay soils

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Common Missspellings: Ligularea, Liguleria, Ligullaria, Ligularaea

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