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hi any idea what this wild garden invader is called? i think its invasive or is it ? where i got it from there was a lot of then should i rush out now and get rid of it?




My guess is Chelidonium majus (greater celandine).

Member of the poppy family.

5 May, 2015


I agree. I quite like it in the garden, it does seed about but has attractive flowers and foliage.

5 May, 2015


thanks you have dampened my fears of a mass invader by root and yes i think it does like you say just seed around and it does look nice

5 May, 2015


Break a stem and get a surprise Alistair - the sap is an unusual colour! and it used to be used very effectively for getting rid of warts.

5 May, 2015


but the sap is an irritant on some people so be careful.

I had a gift of one of these in a pot this spring. it is pretty.

7 May, 2015


Hi, have a look at my blog of 19th dec 2012, fora short list of things that greater celandine can be used for, Derek.

7 May, 2015

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