Ligularia 'Dragon Wings'Ligularia 'Dragon Wings'

Ligularia ‘Dragon Wings’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our licensees. Please contact our sales department for more information at 800-215-9450.

The dramatic, leathery leaves are 12 inches across and deeply cut like a snowflake or the wings of a mythical creature. Yellow summer flowers in slender, dense racemes. The leaves and flower spikes have dark purple stems that add to the drama. Clumping habit. Best if protected from the hottest sun and kept evenly moist.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 32″ / 36″ / 60″
Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
Bloom Time(s): June

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SKU: LIGDRAWIN Categories: ,
Common Name Dragon Wings Ligularia
Family Asteraceae
Genus Ligularia
species przewalskii
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Hardiness Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Growth Habit Clumping
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 32" / 36" / 60"
Finish Time Fast (4-6 Weeks)
Bloom Time June
Growth Rate Fast
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Flowering Season Summer, Fall
Flower Color Yellow
Leaf Color Green
Soil Deep, reliable moist, well drained, with good levels of organic matter.
pH 5.6 - 6.8
Exposure Full Sun, Part Shade
Special Uses Deep South, Deer Resistant, Pollinator Attractor
Nutritional Needs 150 - 200 ppm
Dormancy Winter
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Moderate. Requires summer moisture. Not tolerant of prolonged dryness.
How Different? The leaf is much more cut than the species.
Landscape Value Accent, architectural feature, mixed or herbaceous bed, by ponds or creeks.
Finish Time to 4" 4 - 6 weeks
Comments Protect from strong winds.
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