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A plant of the genus "Doronicum" in the daisy family, especially (in gardening) leopard's bane.
- ‘For early border flowers, doronicums, with their yellow dairy-type flowers, look good, while at the other end of the season schizostylis and varieties and hybrids Sedum spectabile will sustain the color.’
- ‘The advantage for doronicums of being grown in shade is that their bright-yellow daisies don't bleach, as they do in sun.’
- ‘The Chrysanthemum eelworm also attacks asters, chrysanthemums, dahlias, doronicums and some common garden weeds such as groundsel, sow thistle, buttercup and chickweed.’
- ‘Plant near purple honesty, the golden daisylike doronicums, orange and yellow wallflowers, or yellow and bronzy pansies.’
- ‘Cut down spring flowering perennials - e.g. pulmonarias and doronicums - after flowering to produce a neat mound of new foliage.’
Modern Latin (Linnaeus), from modern Greek dōronikon, from Persian darūnak.
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