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Petasites ‘Golden Palms’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.


A wild sport collected at 1500' in the Northwest by Chuck Pavlich. Shimmering metallic golden “palms”, which can grow to almost 3 feet wide, arise in early spring proceeded by cream colored male flower spikes from February to April. Thrives in moist conditions. Requires shade in southern climes and needs sun elsewhere for best color. This is a spreader. Offered as bare root only.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 6-10
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 24″ / 24″ / 15″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Sun
Bloom Time(s):

SKU: PETGOLPAL Categories: ,
Common Name Golden coltsfoot
Family Asteraceae
Genus Petasites
species frigidus var. palmatus
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time --
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green, Lime, Yellow
Dormancy Required
Exposure Full Sun, Part Shade
Growth Habit Mounding, Spreading / Trailing
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
How Different? It has a golden leaf color.
Landscape Value Bold groundcover in damp areas, natural garden.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 24" / 24" / 15"
Soil (Garden) Prefers moist, humus rich soil, but tolerant of many soils if they are moist, but not stagnant.
Water (Garden) Heavy needs, likes to be kept moist.
Special Uses Deer Resistant
Comments A to Z says "Grown for their large leaves, they provide a good groundcover beside a stream or pool, or in a wild garden." Limited selling season in the spring and offered as bare-root only. Spreads rapidly in rich moist soils and can become invasive.
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
EC 1.25 – 2.5
pH 5.8 – 6.8
Fertility Needs 150 – 200 ppm
Finish Time to 4″ 3 – 5 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon
Day Length for Flowering Long Day
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