Ranunculus lingua Grandiflora
Great spearwort

UK Native: Yes

Height: Medium

Planting Zone: 2

Great spearwort produces a bright show of golden yellow flowers in summer. Large, pointed oval leaves are borne on thick erect stems. Plant in a medium container using aquatic soil, covering with pea gravel. Place on the marginal shelf or alternatively in pool to a depth of 60cm. Tall, emergent plants provide habitat for pond insects, especially emerging dragonflies.