Ficaria verna 'Brazen Hussy'

Ficaria verna 'Brazen Hussy'

Lesser celandine

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Ficaria verna 'Brazen Hussy'
  • Common name: Lesser celandine
  • Plant type: Perennial

Height: 10cm

Spread: 80cm

  • Features: Flowers

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Ficaria verna 'Brazen Hussy' is a beautiful spring-flowering perennial, forming mats of incredible bronze-black foliage, from which contrasting bright yellow, buttercup-like flowers appear in spring. The plant dies down after flowering. 

Ficaria verna 'Brazen Hussy' is perfect for growing as groundcover under deciduous shrubs in the spring border. Grow in moist soil in partial shade. Divide in autumn.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, Dappled shade
  • Aspect: North facing, East facing, South facing, West facing
  • Position in border: Front, Middle
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy, Clay/heavy/moist, Chalky/alkaline, Acidic

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

  • Wildlife features: Nectar/pollen rich flowers

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

  • Effects: Irritates skin, Irritates eyes

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