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Leopard's bane

Doronicum spp.

Doronicum orientale by Włodzimierz Wysocki (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy


USDA zone


Minimum temperature

Expected size





  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Leopard's bane Overview

Contains around 40 hardy, herbaceous perennials originally from Europe, Southwest Asia and Siberia that produce daisy-like, yellow flowers throughout spring and summer. They are casually known as leopard's-bane and foliage tends to be heart-shaped, bright green and in some species hairy.

Common problems with Leopard's bane

How to propagate Leopard's bane


You can propagate by division in the autumn.

Other uses of Leopard's bane

Grown for their daisy like flower heads that are good for cutting.

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