Ligularia Dentata Othello
Ligularia Othello often called Elephant Ears, is a vigorous herbaceous clump forming perennial suitable for a moist border or at the waterside.
In summer it bears clusters of bright golden orange daisy-like flowers against large, rounded dark-green leaves which are tinted purple with red on the reverse.
Flowers are great for cutting too.
Details Ligularia dentata Othello
- Not eaten by animals
- Attracts Butterflies
- Blooms: June – August
- Flower colour: yellow
- Full grown: 1 Year
- Full grown height: 1 – 1.50 m
- Full grown width: 75 – 100 cm
- Plant location: Sun and semi shade
- Plant depth: 15 cm
- Plant spacing: 35 cm
How to take care of Ligularia Dentata Othello
Ligularia Dentata Othellorequires moisture retentive soil and a large space in a sheltered position in your garden. Water extensively in dry spells. For best results mulch around the plants in May to keep them cool during summer.
Cut back stems once the flowering period is over. Lift and divide clump every 3 years .