The surface-rootingproduce a mat of lobed which turn golden in autumn.
VARIETIES: The species you are most likely to find is W. ternata – height 2.5 in., spread 1/2 ft.
Flowering period: April-May. The buttercup yellowmeasure about V2 in. across and are borne in large numbers. It is a grow-anywhere perennial, spreading quite quickly in any soil type and equally happy in sun or light shade. A similar species is W. f ragarioides – the once again are yellow and saucer-shaped, but the toothed and lobed leaves give the plant a look – hence the latin name.
SITE AND SOIL: Any well-drained soil – thrives in sun or light shade.
PROPAGATION: Divide the clumps in late summer.