Full to part shade; regular water. Sometimes called Elephant Eras, this is a bold specimen perennial that needs a moist location. It forms a mound of large, rounded dark, shiny purple-black leaves, to 2-3ft tall and wide. Taller stems appear in midsummer, bearing clusters of bright golden-orange daisy flowers. Superb for the back of the border, or at the waterside. An unusual centerpiece for a tub or large containers. Bothe the flowers and leaves are great for cutting. Clumps may be divided in the spring, every 3-4 years if desired.