Ligularia dentata 'Desdemona'
USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8
Bright orange daisy-like flowers above leathery dark green foliage that is burgundy on the underside. A very imposing speciman in the moist shade garden.
This cultivar of Ligularia tends to be more heat tolerant than other varieties.
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips
These plants will wilt in the heat of the summer, not always as a sign of needing water. Often they will stand right back up as soon as the intense heat disperses at the end of the day.
When to Divide
spring or fall
Characteristics & Attributes
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Season of Interest (Foliage)