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Ranunculus ficaria 'Brazen Hussy'
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common name: Lesser celandine, Pilewort
poisonous or irritant
full sun, part shade
moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 8
Glossy, very dark brownish-bronze leaves, strongly contrasting with the shining, golden yellow flowers. Very attractive.
Not very fussy but prefers moist soil and a little shade. Thrives in woodlands, hedgerows and stream banks.
Rather slow to establish, taking some years to form a sizeable clump.