Photo by JLBG taken at Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC
Farfugium japonicum 'Genkai Jishi'
Genkai Jishi Leopard Plant
Item #: 9781
Zones: 7a to 10b, at least
Height: 12" tall
Origin: China, Japan, Korea
Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)
(aka: Ligularia tussilaginea) Farfugium 'Genkai Jishi' is a special collectors clone of the popular woodland perennial, Farfugium japonicum. This Japanese selection, introduced to the US by plantsman Barry Yinger, makes a compact 1' tall x 18" wide clump of dark green leaves, each edged with a narrowly cut, ruffled/serrated edge. The clumps are topped with spikes of yellow daisies, starting for us in mid-October.
Flower Color: Yellow/Gold
Leaf Color: Green
Bloom Time: Fall
Container Role: Thrillers
Garden Themes: Cottage Garden Plants , Fairy Garden Plants , Gnome Gardens , Living Wall , Night Gardens
Other: Butterfly Attracting Plants , Edimentals , Cut Flower Plants , Pollinator Plants , Medicinal Plants , Ornamental Seed or Fruit , Plants from China , Plants from Japan , Plants Named After Animals , Rain Garden Plants , Tropical Looking Plants , House Plants