Also known as
Pilewort, Fig Buttercup
2 years to reach maturity
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Lesser Celandine Overview
Ranunculus ficaria is also known by the name Ficaria verna and more commonly called Lesser Celandine. It produces short-lasting, shiny, rounded to heart-shaped leaves and bright yellow, star-shaped flowers. These appear in spring, they measure between 2-3cm across and are a fabulous energy source for visiting wildlife! Commonly spotted in woodlands, this low-growing herbaceous perennial is part of the Ranunculaceae family.
How to propagate Lesser Celandine
Division of the root in the spring or autumn.
Special features of Lesser Celandine
Attracts useful insects
Other uses of Lesser Celandine
Wildflower/meadow, woodland, ground cover
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