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Doronicum 'Little Leo' (Leopard's bane 'Little Leo')

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
0.3m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.3m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Doronicum 'Little Leo'

Other names: Leopard's bane 'Little Leo', Doronicum orientale 'Little Leo', Doronicum caucasicum 'Little Leo'

Genus: Doronicum Doronicum

Variety or Cultivar: 'Little Leo' _ 'Little Leo' is an herbaceous perennial with heart-shaped leaves and golden, daisy-like flowers in spring.


Doronicum 'Little Leo' is: Deciduous

Flower: Yellow in Spring

Foliage: Bright-green in Spring; Bright-green in Summer

Habit: Clump-forming

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Leaf and bud eelworms , Slugs Leaf and bud eelworms , Slugs

Specific diseases: Foot and root rot , Leaf spot , Powdery mildew Foot and root rot , Leaf spot , Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Doronicum 'Little Leo' (Leopard's bane 'Little Leo') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Underplanting

Cultivation: Plant in humus-rich, moist, free-draining soil in partial shade. Avoid alkaline soils.

Soil type: Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Neutral

Light: Partial Shade

Aspect: North, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Doronicum 'Little Leo'

Other names: Leopard's bane 'Little Leo', Doronicum orientale 'Little Leo', Doronicum caucasicum 'Little Leo'

Genus: Doronicum Doronicum

Variety or Cultivar: 'Little Leo' _ 'Little Leo' is an herbaceous perennial with heart-shaped leaves and golden, daisy-like flowers in spring.


Doronicum 'Little Leo' is: Deciduous

Flower: Yellow in Spring

Foliage: Bright-green in Spring; Bright-green in Summer

Habit: Clump-forming

Watch out for

Specific pests: Leaf and bud eelworms , Slugs

Specific diseases: Foot and root rot , Leaf spot , Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...


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Doronicum 'Little Leo' (Leopard's bane 'Little Leo') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Underplanting

Cultivation: Plant in humus-rich, moist, free-draining soil in partial shade. Avoid alkaline soils.

Soil type: Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Neutral

Light: Partial Shade

Aspect: North, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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