Przewalski's Golden Ray
late July - August
sun - part shade
deep, fertile, moist
acid - neutral - alkaline
moist meadows in Mongolia and N-China
Ligularia is a genus of over 120 species in the aster family, Asteraceae. Most species are native to Central- and E-Asia, but a few are native to Europe. They are generally very large plants with clumps of large leaves and long spikes of yellow flowers. Many grow on stream banks and on shores of lakes and prefer moist, fertile soil.
Division in spring.
Seed - sown in January - March.
Seed just covered and stored at 20°C (68°F) until germination, which can be slow.
Hardy and easy to grow.