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Leopard Plant

English Name

Farfugium Japonicum

Scientific Name

Description

Farfugiums are plants with big roundish leaves and heads of yellow daisy-like flowers that bloom in Summer.

Japan

Origin

Asteraceae

Family

61°F - 70°F

Temperature (°F)

55°F - 64°F

Germination Temperature (°F)

14 days - 1 month 12 days

Germination Period

Maximum: 2'4"

Height (feet/inches)

Perennial

Life Cycle

Summer & Autumn

Seasons

Color

Watering

Water regularly.

Feeding

Feed monthly with house-plant fertiliser.

Germination

Sow seeds on the surface of seed and cutting compost during early to mid Spring in gentle heat. Keep seed tray in light. Not all seeds will germinate at once.

Propagation

Propagation by division between mid Autumn to end of Winter every 4 years from the same plant.

Cultivation

Farfugiums need bright light but not direct sunlight. They like humid atmospheres. It should be sheltered from cold weather.

Tips

Protect the plant from snails and slugs using crushed eggshells around the plant.

Care

Will get weak if light is too low or if kept dry.

Decorate

It looks beautiful in borders and containers.

Soil

Well-drained soil.



Did you know?

The smallest flower in the world comes from the Wolffia plant; commonly called watermeal, this plant is native to many parts of the world and has up to 11 different species.