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botanical name:
Ranunculus ficaria 'Brazen Hussy'
Ranunculus ficaria 'Brazen Hussy' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Lesser celandine, Pilewort
family:  Ranunculaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.05m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: slow
growth habit:
leaf colour: bronze
flower colour: golden
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 8
description:
Glossy, very dark brownish-bronze leaves, strongly contrasting with the shining, golden yellow flowers. Very attractive.

cultivation:
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.

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