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BBQ Banana Ligularia

Stunning foliage for wetlands

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  • Foliage and flowers contrast brightens up shade
  • Performs wonderfully in a boggy or marshy shaded location
  • Blooms energize the late summer garden
  • Sun Exposure: Full Shade, Partial Shade
  • Height/Habit: 24 - 36 inches
  • Zone: 4-8
  • Flowering Date: July/August
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BBQ Banana Ligularia

Description
Like the perfect mix between a lily pad and an elephant ear, these big, shiny leaves bring fabulous tropical flair to your landscape. And the color. Dark chocolate, green and maroon hues all swirl together on this foliage, and contrast brilliantly with the bright blooms. Those late summer blooms will light up a shaded spot, which is useful in landscaping as many flowering plants have already finished their seasons. If you've got a boggy, marshy garden, this is your perennial. It needs constant moisture, so it thrives in cool, wet areas that would spell disaster for other shade plants. Ligularia dentata 'BBQ Banana'
Product Details
  • Season Spring
  • Unit of Measure1
  • Botanical NameLigularia dentata 'BBQ Banana'
  • Sun ExposureFull Shade, Partial Shade
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Spread24 - 36 inches
  • Spacing24 - 36 inches
  • Hardiness Zone4-8
  • Flowering DateJuly/August
  • Planting InstructionsNeeds consistent moisture and a cool location in shade or partial shade. Doesn't like to dry out. Plant 2-3" deep, firm soil and water thoroughly.
  • Winter CareApply a layer of mulch to maintain soil moisture and temperature.
  • Flower Color:yellow
  • Flower FormDaisy-like flowers are held above the foliage on upright, strong stems.
  • Foliage TypeBroad, umbrella-like foliage. Leaves are maroon/chocolate/deep green
  • Soil RequirementPrefers cool, rich, moist soil. Does not like to dry out.
  • Watering RequirementDo not allow to dry out.
  • PruningPrune only to remove spent flower stems and dead foliage. After flowering.
  • ShippedBAREROOT
  • Height/Habit24 - 36 inches
  • Growth RateModerate.
Shipping Information
When will my order ship?

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
Zone Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4B 5/6/19 - 6/7/19
5A-6B 3/4/19 - 6/7/19
7A & 7B 2/25/19 - 6/7/19
8A & 8B 2/18/19 - 5/31/19
9A-10B 2/11/19 - 5/31/19
Last Order Date Zones 1-4: June 3rd, 2019
Zones 5-7: June 3rd, 2019
Zones 8-10: May 27th, 2019

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