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Ligularia dentata ‘Osiris Fantaisie’
Ligularia dentata ‘Osiris Fantaisie’
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Ligularia dentata ‘Osiris Fantaisie’

Dwarf Ligularia

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.317.770

A unique Canadian selection of Ligularia or Elephant Ears, this is a bold-leaved specimen perennial that needs a moist location. It forms a midsized mound of big rounded dark-green leaves with serrated edges. Taller purple stems appear in midsummer, bearing golden-yellow daisy flowers. Superb for the middle of the border, in containers or at the waterside. Both the flowers and leaves are great for cutting. This selection has fairly thick leaves but slugs may still be troublesome and require control. In warm summer regions plan to grow this in shade. Quite likely hardy to Zone 3 or colder. Developed by Serge Fafard of Les Jardins Osiris in Quebec. USPP#19302: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

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Ligularia dentata ‘Osiris Fantaisie’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
Care Level
Flower Colour
Blooming Time
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
   60-65 cm
   23-25 inches
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate