Doronicum orientale Little Leo

Leopard's Bane

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 10-14" (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 / Accent: Yellow / Yellow
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
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.

Features to Note:

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

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.

$9.95 ea.
(3+) $9.50 ea.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: DOLL