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Common name: Leopard Plant


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UK, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden
Walter Blom Plants, Gootjes AllPlant, Zillmer Young Plants, Gebr. Th. en W. Alkemade B.V.

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Size



Height 200cm

Spread 100cm
Habit Upright

Growing



Light Part Shade

Temperature -40 to -7°C

Appearance



Blooming time Summer

Flower colour Yellow
Foliage colour Green

Description


Creating striking contrast wherever it is planted, ‘The Rocket’ features towering spikes of yellow flowers on black stems above large, handsome, deeply cut leaves. Mid-green irregularly lobed foliage forms neat clumps. Flowers in late summer.
Introduced by Rozanne and Friends™ in 1973 and still a classic.

Awards
RHS Award of Garden Merit 1993


Uses: Back border
Attributes: Cut flower

Growing advice


Prefers moisture-retentive soil, part shade and shelter from strong wind and sun. Can wilt in hot summer sun.