Ligularia The Rocket

 

Ligularia The Rocket. A large clump-forming perennial with long black stems and boldly toothed leaves, slender racemes of yellow coloured flowers with orange-yellow centres. Max Height 1.8m. Max Spread 1m. Suits well to border and bog garden applications. Flowers June to August.

 

Plant in moist fertile soil. 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.