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Lesser Celandine

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Ficaria verna Heart shaped dark green leaves, glossy yellow flowers.

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Latin Name: Ranunculus ficaria

Common Name(s): Lesser Celandine

Plant Type: Perennial

Habitat: Part Shade





Flowering Time:

February - April

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Another latin name Ficaria Verna also known as Pilewort, it prefers bare damp ground it is a perennial plant growing is woodlands and some open areas ‚ hedgerows and shady areas. Flowers in early to late spring March-May with bright yellow flowers.

Lesser Celandine will thrive in shade, partial shade or areas on shady banks. As native plants to the UK, they’re commonly found on stream banks, hedgerows, and wooded areas where there is plenty of shade. They do not do well where sites are grazed or mown often.

Plant about 4-5 cm soil above the bulbis and try to be in an area that is going to be left undisturbed also Choose a site which will remain damp during the summer as if the soil does dry out, the plant may not have sufficient moisture to build up the bulbils for flowering the following year.

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