Perennials, Tropicals And More: 2012 California Spring Trials Introductions

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Ligularia ‘Bottle Rocket’

Ligularia 'Bottle Rocket' from Proven Winners

Proven Winners
Heat tolerance and compact size set ‘Bottle Rocket’ apart from others in this genus. Hardy from Zones 4 to 9, it has mustard-yellow flowers on sturdy stems just above the foliage. At 28 to 34 inches high with a slightly smaller spread, ‘Bottle Rocket’ has large serrated green leaves and forms a dense clump. It is nice addition to a shady garden.

Richard Jones is the group editor for Meister Media Worldwide’s U.S. Horticulture Group. He was formerly an editor with Greenhouse Grower and Today's Garden Center magazines. Robin Siktberg is a contributing editor for Meister Media Worldwide. You can eMail her at

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