Common Name: Midnight Lady Ligularia
Seed Count: 15
Family: Hardy Perennial
Ligularia clivorum Desdemona – A striking shade loving perennial with 7.5cm daisy like blooms of a bright orange yellow. These flowers are beautifully contrasted by deep beetroot brown water lily shaped leaves. The late spring summer flowers attract butterflies and moths. A tall handsome perennial that will bring the ‘wow’ factor into your garden and is well suited to a pond side planting or back of the border. Completely deciduous. 120cm x 60cm.
Ligularia clivorum Desdemona seed can be sown at any time into a good quality compost or seed raising mix. Cover the seed with quality compost or fine river sand to approximately their own depth. Natural germination will occur if kept in an unheated poly house or covered seed raising tray. Many seeds wait for Spring before emerging regardless of when they are sown so please give them a full season of growth before discarding. Germination can be quicker if kept at 15-20 Degrees C. Keep moist, but not saturated at all times.