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Leopard's Bane

Botanical Name
Doronicum orientale
Min Zone
4
Max Zone
7
Height
18 to 24 inches
Width
12 to 18 inches
Flowers
Early to mid spring: yellow
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Cool, moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Mulch soil to keep soil cool and moist, leopard's bane has shallow roots and does not do well in drought or heat.
  • Prefers soils that are moist, but not soggy
  • Requires part shade in hot climates
  • Site where other perennials will fill its void as plants will die back after flowering
  • Divide in spring or late summer when plants go dormant
Problems
Not heat tolerant and will perform poorly in southern gardens
Varieties
  • Gerhard - lemon-yellow flowers with greenish centers
  • Spring Beauty - double yellow flowers, 18 inches tall
  • Finesse - 3 inch yellow-orange, semi-double flowers, 2 feet tall
  • Goldcut

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