Chelidonium majus - Plant
Common name: greater celandine
Bloom time: May to August
Height: 1.00 to 2.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
A lovely shade loving perennial plant that is ideal for woodland settings. Will naturalize in woodlands and bring them to life in late spring with a mass of bright yellow flowers floating in blue-green foliage. Once established these plants take little or no maintenance.
Sunlight: Part shade to full shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Temprature: 23 °C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- Germination can be slow and erratic with some seeds taking up to twelve months to sprout.
- Can be sown in place in early spring or late fall.
- If choosing this approach keep weeds in the area to a minimum to allow seeds time to germinate and plants to establish.
Naturalize in woodland, wild gardens or other areas where plant spread will not be a concern.
- It is reported that the leaves can be eaten if boiled well and water changed several times.
- Only really used in times of acute famine.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
- Its generally kep indoor in living room and in terrac area.
No serious insect or disease problems.
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