Striking bright yellow 1 1/2 - 2" flowers from March through May, large (4-10") deeply lobed blue-green leaves, a flashy flower for the woodland garden, rich soil, may go dormant in summer if it gets too dry, self seeds (if the chipmunks don't get the seed pods first!).
Plant Hardiness Zones: 4a-9b
Native Range: MI & s. ON, south to n. AR, AL & GA
Germination - Moderately Difficult: Warm stratify 2M then cold stratify 2M. Cover with screen to protect seed from rodents.