This is the order where you will find Buttercups, Delphiniums, Epimediums and all of the Poppies.

Epimedium grandiflorum 'Lilafee'

This family is split between shrubby members such as Berberis and Mahonia, and the herbaceous Genera like Podophyllum and Epimedium.

Epimedium Compared
Botanical Style Photographs
Epimedium x perralchicum 'Frohnleiten'
  • Podophyllum

Papaver orientale 'Patty's Plum'

Papaver orientale 'Patty's Plum'


Here are all the crepe-paper textures of the Poppies

  • Corydalis

Corydalis Compared
Corydalis 'Spinners'
  • Dicentra

    including Dactylicapnos and Lamprocapnos

Botanical Style Photographs
Dicentra 'Bountiful'
  • Macleaya

Poppies in all their Forms
Poppies in the Garden
Papaver orientale 'Snow Goose'
Ranunculus acris 'Flore Pleno'

Ranunculus acris 'Flore Pleno'

The butercup family contains a quite diverse range of plants, from the simple beauty of the Trollius to the complex hooded flowers of the Monkshoods and the spurred Aquilega.

Botanical Style Photographs
Aconites Compared
Aconitum carmichaelii 'Arendsii'
Actaea Compared
Actaea matsumerae 'White Pearl' (Cimicifuga)
Anemones Compared