Here is some information that might be helpful. It looks like there are two plants names that are both called "Tractor Seat" plants. Ligularia and Farfugium. Both of these are part of the Asteraceae family and look to be closely related.
Hopefully, this will help you grow your seeds.
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Does a ligularia tractor seat plant get cut back during the winter? I live in Hickory NC.
You should leave the plant alone during the winter months. In their natural environment they are winter dormant. The plants can suffer some during the cold winter months but in spring they will come back again.
I think this plant is beautiful. Unfortunately, where I would like to put the plant gets too much sun. Can you recommend something else, similar, to put in two large pots?
There are elephant ear plants. They like sun. www.gardeningknowhow.com/
You can use a plant called an alocasia. There is an article about it here. www.coastalbreezenews.com/
is this for indoors or outdoors?
hostas are nice plants, but not great with TOO much sun. Great for morning sun but afternoon shade
here's a list of lants that do well in sun
Is the giant leopard plant aka tractor seat plant deer resistant? Rarely eaten, occasionally eaten or frequently?
According to this list it is deer resistant: msnla.org/
The leopard plant is very deer resistant, but will attract beautiful butterflies!
It is such a wonderful and pretty plant!
I bought a tractor seat plant at a nursery in the indoor plant section.
It isn't doing well and I wondered if it is supposed to be outside.
The tractor seat plant is an outdoor plant. It is also known as Ligularia or Farfugium.
I always thought these were weeds and I have been calling them elephant ears, which I now learned are totally different and I really have tractor seats. Wow!!
I just learned something from this post!
They prosper in partial sun, much to my dismay because they crowd out the flowers on the side of my house :(
This site says they can be contained and grown indoors. Who knew!
There is some interesting info on them here: httpp://www.learn2grow.com/plants/farfugium-japonicum-var-giganteum/
Hope this helps you save yours!
Pinterest has lots of great pix of them in pots inside.
It is an outdoor plant. It can get 3 feet tall and very wide, and has yellow blooms.
I have seen these growing; never owned one but it looks a nice background plant - outdoors. I have been reading about people growing them in containers but have not found nursery site that states anything about using a container - all say outdoors.
What are the yellow spots on my ligularia plant?
Ligularia,is a beautiful plant! It loves half and half sun/shade.To much sun will brown or yellow this plant.Also if the weather is very hot with drought it tends to wilt.
It is a leopard plant. It is supposed to have spots.
Is it possible you have the Leopard Plant (which is a variety of the Ligularia)?
These are supposed to have yellow spots.