Spreading evergreen perennial to a height of 10cm. Frost Hardy. Likes a boggy spot with some shade so is great to plant around ponds. They can be quite bitter especially if grown in the sun so you can add to a sandwich or salad each day, or in soups or curries.
Medicinal uses: Take 1 or 2 40cm leaves daily to aid in the temporary relief of arthritis. Edible in small amounts only. Always consult with your medical practitioner.