Ranunculus ficaria - Perennial herb. 20 cms height, 20 cms width. Prefers shade. Will grow in most moist soil types.Used medicinally externally. Will die down in the heat of summer, but will regrow when the weather cools. Frost hardy. Grows very well in the shade and can take over a large area, so give it some room. A very pretty double yellow flower. A very attractive little plant, with glossy foliage.