Doronicum orientale Little Leo

Leopard's Bane

$11.95 ea. (3+ discount) $11.50 ea.

Fall 2022

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Plant Code: DOLL

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Blooms prolifically even in full shade as well as sun and is one of the earliest blooming perennials. The brilliant yellow, daisy-like double flowers of Doronicum Little Leo appear on short stems amid lush dark green, serrated, heart-shaped leaves. A mound of Little Leo grows about a foot high and just as wide. It gives stunning presentation when placed with forget-me-nots or spring blooming bulbs.


Type: Perennials
Height: Short 10-14"
Spacing: Plant 10" apart
Bloom Time: Early Spring to Late Spring
Sun-Shade: Mostly Sunny to Full Shade
Zones: 4-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay, Acidic
Flower: Yellow
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Edgers
  • OK in Containers
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant
  • Shade Tolerant

Doronicum General Information

Doronicum are fine for cutting in early spring. One of the earliest blooming perennials and an excellent plant under shrubs and trees if the soil is kept moist in the summer. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

Doronicum Plant Care

Plant can be dormant in midsummer if dry, the foliage partially disappearing, and then returning. Best in light shade. Cut back by half after blooming to prevent re-seeding. Can be divided in early spring every 2-3 years.