Gardening By Osmosis

There is much ado about lions and lambs this time of year. It seems those species are confused about who will win the ‘First of March’ contest. I don’t dare bet on either one.

I can guarantee, however, that leopard’s bane, Doronicum caucasicum, (though of the genus Panthera, but not of the species Panthera leo,) will grace your early spring garden with its yellow daisy-like mane around its yellow-gold disk. Leopard’s bane grows in full sun, part shade and even shady locations where it is a hardy perennial.

Another member of the Panthera genus is the tiger. Tiger lily, Lliiumlongifolium, shows...


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