Ligularia 'King Kong' Ligularia 'King Kong'

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Ligularia 'King Kong'

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  • Blooms Mid-Summer,
  • Daisy-Like Flowers,
  • Long-Lived Plants,
Common Name:Ligularia Bigleaf
Plant Type:Perennial
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 What is my zone?
Height:3 - 4 Feet
Spread:3 - 4 Feet
Exposure:Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Nature Attractions:Bee-Friendly, Butterflies
Critter Resistance:Deer
Flower Color:Yellow Shades

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(Ligularia)Looking to add some height to your part shade garden, look no further than 'King Kong' Ligularia. Standing 3-4 foot tall when blooming, 'King Kong' features leaves that span over 16 inches wide. When planted in part shade, the deep burgundy foliage is most prominent. The new leaves start off a glossy burgundy black and as they again take on a semi-gloss appearance. Midsummer a deep yellow orange daisy looking flower appears. Ligularia can be slow grows, so don't be surprised if it take a couple years to get to its full height. Planted in zones 4-9, 'King Kong' is a deer resistant perennial that attracts butterflies.
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Ligularia 'King Kong' PPAF

Common Name Ligularia Bigleaf
USDA Hardiness Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Plant Type Perennial
Sun Exposure Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Soil Moisture Needs Moist
Nature Attractions Bee-Friendly, Butterflies
Critter Resistance Deer
Flower Color Yellow Shades
Attributes Cut Flower or Foliage, Deciduous
Design Use Border, Container, Massing, Specimen, Waters Edge or Bog
Season of Interest (Flowering) Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage) Fall, Spring, Summer

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