I planted this behind my hostas on the shady side of the yard. The yellow flowers stand out behind the hostas and cover that gap between flower bed and the trees ( the view into the neighbours yard)
'Bottle Rocket' Ligularia hybrid
- Part Shade to Shade
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
FeaturesSTEM and STAMEN above the rest.
This robust grower will make will make a statement in your shade garden with its bright mustard yellow flower spikes in summer. Very large, thick, serrated leaves form a compact clump.Bog PlantAttracts:BeesButterfliesResists:Deer
CharacteristicsPlant Type:PerennialHeight Category:MediumGarden Height:28 - 34 InchesSpacing:24 - 28 InchesSpread:24 - 28 InchesFlower Colors:YellowFlower Shade:YellowFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:GreenHabit:MoundedContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Shade to ShadeMaintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Mid SummerHardiness Zones:4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9bWater Category:AverageSoil Fertility Requirement:Average SoilSoil Fertility Requirement:Fertile SoilSoil PH Category:Neutral SoilUses:Border PlantUses:ContainerUses:Cut FlowerUses:LandscapeUses:Mass PlantingUses:Specimen or Focal PointUses Notes:
Best used in partial sun landscapes.Maintenance Notes:
Ligularias are at their best when grown in cool, moist locations in part shade. Protect from hot afternoon sun. Required constant moisture.'Bottle Rocket' Ligularia hybrid USPP 24,486, Can 5,649
K.Shannon, New Brunswick, Canada, 4 years ago
I use them for the back boundrys of my flower beds. Excellent show of blooms in summer. Must not plant in full sun. Does really well in shaded ares. soaker hose should be used in sandy soil.Craig Conklin, Michigan, United States, 8 years ago