Slugs and snails live in moist damp soil – which is where these need planting – and gastropods love Ligularia!  


You grow these for the lovely foliage mainly, round lily pad shaped leaves with a red underside, except unless you sit outside every night on slug alert your lovely leaves will resemble swiss cheese or worse a shredded cabbage.  

The solution if you don’t like slug pellets (which kill other animals too), a pet frog, a lot of friendly hedgehogs and you standing guard armed with slug killing equipment!


We haven’t used it in any of our small garden designs – but we do use lots of other plants that are much better (we think).

Why don’t you take a look