The Rocket Golden Ray

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AM014428
A great choice for moist, shady gardens, this big plant forms a large canopy of leaves and sends up bright yellow flower spikes in the middle of summer. A hummingbird favorite. (Ligularia stenocephala)
Zones 4 - 8
Advantages
Attract Butterflies
Attract Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant
Good For Cut Flowers
Light Requirements
Half Sun / Half Shade
Full Shade
Mature Plant Size60-72" tall (5-6 feet) , 24-36" wide
Bloom TimeMid to late summer
SizeBag of 1
SKUAM014428

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

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Plant Information
(60-72" tall (5-6 feet) x 24-36" wide) Ligularia "The Rocket" is a great plant for moist, shady gardens. In the middle of summer it sends up huge bright yellow flower spikes that are fragrant. It is best grown in loamy or clay soil that is constantly moist or wet. A hummingbird favorite.
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SKUAM014428
Item Package Size
Bag of 1
Common Name
The Rocket Golden Ray
Botanical Name
Ligularia stenocephala The Rocket
Zones
4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements
Half Sun / Half Shade, Full Shade
Flower Color
Yellow
Flower Size
6-12" flowers
Mature Height
60-72" tall (5-6 feet)
Estimated Mature Spread
24-36" wide
Growth Rate
Slow
Bloom Time
Mid to late summer
Planting Depth
Plant so that the top of the root is 1" below the soil line.
Ships As
Bare Root
Foliage
Dark green toothed, triangular leaves with heart-shaped bases.
Soil Type
Loamy Soil, Clay Soil, Moist/Wet Soil
Soil Moisture
Average, Moist / Wet, Well Draining
Advantages
Attract Butterflies, Attract Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Good For Cut Flowers
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Pacific Northwest
Planting Time
Spring / Summer
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada
No
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