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Packera obovata


Packera obovata is a daisy relative that forms a great ground cover for sun or shade with cheerful yellow flowers.

Packera obovata, commonly called round-leaved ragwort, is a vigorous spring wildflower for the sunny or shady garden. Late spring sees masses of tiny bright yellow flowers appearing on long flowering stems which can be removed after flowering. The lush semi-evergreen basal foliage serves as an attractive ground cover. Effective in wild, cottage and native plant gardens, in borders and along streams or ponds. Self seeds gently and naturalizes. Native to eastern North America. Evergreen on the west coast. Herbaceous in colder regions. Pollinator attractor.

Common Name: Round-leaved ragwort

Family: Asteraceae (The Aster Family)

Zone Hardiness: 3-8

Light: Full Sun, Part Shade

Height: 12-24"

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Late Spring

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits: Butterflies, Bees

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Wet to mesic deciduous woodlands, damp woodland openings, woodland borders, moist sandy savannas, sandy swamps, seeps and edges of springs, banks of rivers and lakes, slopes of rocky ravines, glades, moist meadows, roadside embankments, and abandoned fields. Golden Ragwort is more shade-tolerant than many other Senecio spp. (Ragworts).


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

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