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Ligularia
Ligularia 'Osiris Cafe Noir'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Ligularia (lig-yoo-LAR-ee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Osiris Cafe Noir
Hybridized by Serge Fafard

Category:

Perennials

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

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)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Herbaceous

Chartreuse/Yellow

Dark/Black

Bronze-Green

Veined

Other details:

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

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Wyoming, Minnesota

Fairview, North Carolina

Wadsworth, Ohio

Walterville, Oregon

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Jun 3, 2013, snowace from Charlevoix, MI wrote:

I purchased this plant today and was surprised to see the tag that came with it stated exposure as Full Sun, I will plant it where it will get about 6hrs. of sun. I have 2 other type of Ligularia, which are planted in the shade, and are doing very good. I too would like to see comments on growing this plant.

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On May 27, 2013, sdr224 from Fairview, NC wrote:

I just planted one of these in a shade garden, hoping that it will make it despite only getting dappled sunlight instead of the 2-4 hours of sunlight recommended (part shade). Has anyone else tried one in a mostly shaded area?