Ligularia dentata L.clivorun, Senecia clivorum (Golden groundsel).
Clump-forming perennial with kidney-shaped to rounded, toothed mid-green leaves, to 12 in (30 cm) long, deeply heart-shaped at the bases; the basal leaves have red stalks. From summer to early autum, bears flat corymbs of many red-stalked, brown-centered, orange-yellow flowerheads, 4 in (10 cm) across.
Height 3-5 feet (1-1,5 m). Width 3 feet (1 m).
From China, Japan.
(A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants, Editors Christopher brickell, Judith D. Zuk)
My Ligularia Before blooming:
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