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Ligularia ‘Dragon Wings’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.


The dramatic, leathery leaves are 12″ across and deeply cut like a snowflake or the wings of a mythical creature. Yellow summer flowers in slender, dense racemes. The leaves and flower spikes have dark purple stems that add to the drama. Clumping habit. Best if protected from the hottest sun and kept evenly moist.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 32″ / 36″ / 60″
Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
Bloom Time(s): June

SKU: LIGDRAWIN Categories: ,
Common Name Dragon Wings Ligularia
Family Asteraceae
Genus Ligularia
species przewalskii
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time June
Flower Color Yellow
Foliage Color Green
Dormancy Winter
Exposure Full Sun, Part Shade
Growth Habit Clumping
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
How Different? The leaf is much more cut than the species.
Landscape Value Accent, architectural feature, mixed or herbaceous bed, by ponds or creeks.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 32" / 36" / 60"
Soil (Garden) Deep, reliable moist, well drained, with good levels of organic matter.
Water (Garden) Moderate. Requires summer moisture. Not tolerant of prolonged dryness.
Special Uses Deep South, Deer Resistant, Pollinator Attractor
Comments Protect from strong winds.
Water (Greenhouse) Dry slightly between waterings.
EC 1.8 – 2.5
pH 5.6 – 6.8
Fertility Needs 150 – 200 ppm
Finish Time to 4″ 4 – 6 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon
Day Length for Flowering
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