Lesser Celandine plant, Ranunculus ficaria, is also known as Pilewort.
Not related to Greater Celandine, a member of the Poppy family. Lesser Celandine a member of Ranunculaceae
Produces beautiful cup-shaped yellow flowers in winter, being dormant over summer. Traditional use of young leaves in salad as bitter. Native to Europe, Asia and North Africa. Prefers moist, well-composted soils in a protected shaded position. Drought and frost sensitive. Perennial plant that growing 0.3m x 0.3m.