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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
leopard plant 'Desdemona'
Ligularia are robust herbaceous perennials, with large, often attractively lobed leaves and yellow or orange, daisy-like flower-heads in terminal racemes or branching clusters
'Desdemona' is a robust herbaceous perennial to 1m in height, with large rounded bronze-tinted leaves, deep purple beneath. Orange daisies 10cm in width, are borne in flat-topped clusters in late summer and early autumn
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing
pHNeutral, Acid, Alkaline
Time to ultimate height
Grow in deep, fertile, reliably moist soil in full sun but with some shelter from midday sun. Protect from strong drying winds
Propagate by division in spring or after flowering
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Cut back after flowering
Pests May be damaged by slugs and snails
Generally disease free
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