Ligularia Dentata Othello

 

Ligularia Dentata Othello, Golden Groundsel. A large clump-forming perennial with deep purplish green, rounded leaves, purple-red beneath and tall red stems of deep orange flowers with brown centres from mid-summer to early autumn. Max Height 1m. Max Spread 1m. Ideal for border and rock garden plantings. Flowers July to September.

 

 

Plant in moist fertile soil in a sheltered site. Full sun / Partial shade, Hardy.

 

General Herbaceous & Perennial Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.