Definition of doronicum in English:

doronicum

Line breaks: do¦ron|icum
Pronunciation: /dəˈrɒnɪkəm
 
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noun (plural doronicums)

A plant of the genus Doronicum in the daisy family, especially (in gardening) leopard’s bane.
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  • The advantage for doronicums of being grown in shade is that their bright-yellow daisies don't bleach, as they do in sun.
  • Cut down spring flowering perennials - e.g. pulmonarias and doronicums - after flowering to produce a neat mound of new foliage.
  • Plant near purple honesty, the golden daisylike doronicums, orange and yellow wallflowers, or yellow and bronzy pansies.

Origin

modern Latin (Linnaeus), from modern Greek dōronikon, from Persian darūnak.

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