General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 2 -45.6 °C (-50 °F) to -42.8 °C (-45°F)
Plant Height: To 3 feet.
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Taproot
Resistances: Tolerates dry shade
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Self

Common names
  • Double Flowered Greater Celandine

  • Posted by growitall (Calgary, Alberta, Canada) on Jan 3, 2014 2:33 PM concerning plant:
    A notable characteristic of Chelidonium majus is the orange sap that exudes from broken stems, roots, or leaves. This species is known for heavy self-seeding, but its ability to thrive in dry shade can make it very useful in the garden.

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