2 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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Greater Celandine Overview
A semi evergreen bushy perennial flowers in May and the name Chelidonium comes from the Greek for a swallow. Some said it flowered when the swallows arrived.This slightly spreading plant self seeds and naturalises freely.
Common problems with Greater Celandine
Generally pest & disease free
How to harvest Greater Celandine
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Greater Celandine
Sow in situ in early spring
Sow seeds in autumn or divide root in spring.
Special features of Greater Celandine
Attracts useful insects
Other uses of Greater Celandine
Is a useful addition to wildflower meadows or wildlife gardens in woodland conditions.