Doronicum Little Leo

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Sparkling Yellow Flowers
Flowers prolifically even in full shade as well as sun and Doronicum Little Leo is one of the earliest blooming perennials. The brilliant yellow, daisy-like double flowers 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.

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Code DOLL
Patent
Plant Type Perennials
Species orientale
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
Soil Type Normal, Clay, Acidic
Water Needs Medium
Sold In Plantable Pots

Special Features

  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant

Planting Sites

  • Edgers
  • OK in Containers
  • 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.