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Ligularia Tractor Seat Plant 180MM

Ligularia ‘Tractor Seat Plant’ – 180MM

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I am Tractor Seat Plant. My family originated from Japan

Botanic Name: Ligularia reniformis

Clumping/Strappy – Suits Indoors or Outdoors

I am a lush looking clumping plant with large rounded ‘tractor seat’ shaped leaves.

My blooms are bright yelllow and daisy like from late summer into autumn.

I thrive in moist well drained soils, but also tolerate poor soils.

I am ideal as an indoor plant.

Planted out in the garden I do best in a sheltered location, but enjoy full sun to part shade.

I am great at creating an impact indoors and in tropical and ‘Lush” style gardens.

Part to Full Shade (morning or filtered sun for 4-6 hours, to no direct sun)
Height: 1m Width: 1m
I require a moderate amount of water. My leaves will droop when I am thirsty
Indoors well lit
I grow in most soil types and conditions, protected from slugs and snails
I am popular and will make you happy because…
I make an impact in tropical and lush style gardens
I make a bold statement when mass planted.
I produce delicate yellow daisy like flowers in spring and summer

    Plant me:

  • in pots and other containers
  • in garden beds and general landscaping
  • as an indoor plant

Tips for success…

Remove dead and yellowing older leaves to improve appearance
Plant me 60cm apart
100% Recyclable Pot and Label
Most pots and labels made from 100% recycled polypropylene

Plant family: Asteraceae
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