Ranunculus ficaria Lemon Dazzler description
Creamy yellow flowers in spring, over marbled green leaves.
Can tolerate a coastal aspect with a certain amount of salt laden air.
How easy is it to grow:
Good for the front of a shady border or by a patio and is unproblematic in most soils, including heavy or clay soils, but bear in mind that it goes dormant in the summer, so be careful if you are hoeing the border.
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Common name: Lesser celandine Lemon Dazzler.
The best position in the garden:
Prefers semi shade or shade, but will tolerate sun if not too dry.
What type of soil:
Any reasonable soil. Tolerates clay soil.
How much moisture:
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
Care and maintenance:
When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Size of plant:
Height 15 cm.
Spread 40 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 5 plants per square metre.