Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens

Ligularia dentata Desdemona (Bigleaf Ligularia)

This herbaceous perennial features inflorescence bearing bright golden orange daisy-like blooms on reddish stems and foliage of large, serrated leaves of dark brown with dark purple undersides. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer
2-3 ft tall x 1.5-2.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture