Giant Leopard's Bane
Doronicum pardalianches

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Doronicum (dor-ON-ih-kum) (Info)
Species: pardalianches

Category:

Perennials

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

May be a noxious weed or invasive

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Swansea, Massachusetts

Hilton, New York

Camano Island, Washington

Chimacum, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

2
positives
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

On Dec 31, 2012, altagardener from Calgary, AB (Zone 3b) wrote:

This species differs from the more commonly-grown Doronicum orientale in that it is rhizomatous and spreading.

Positive

On May 3, 2012, dije from Ontario
Canada wrote:

In our Ontario Zone 5 garden prefers part shade. Seeds politely around. Survives considerable drought but goes dormant to do so. Bright, cheerful spring flower.

Positive

On Jun 27, 2011, placands from Hilton, NY (Zone 6a) wrote:

I have grown this plant in my garden for many years. It prefers partial shade. Will reseed itself.