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Farfugium japonicum var. giganteum 'Gigantea'


Farfugium 'Gigantea' has giant, thick and glossy leaves forming a 4 foot tall and wide foliar presence in the part shade garden.

Farfugium 'Gigantea' has giant, thick and glossy leaves forming a four foot tall by four foot wide foliar presence in the shade to part shade garden. Bright yellow daisy-like flowers held in quite open, arching clusters appear in late summer to fall. In coastal BC leopard plants appreciate good moisture during the growing season but drier conditions in winter. Try in dry shade that is irrigated in summer.

Common Name: Giant Leopard Plant

Family: Asteraceae (The Aster/Daisy Family)

Zone Hardiness: 8-10

Light: Part Sun, Part Shade

Height: 12-24"

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No


Benefits: Bees

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Rocky coastal cliffs in Japan, Korea and Taiwan.


Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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