A much admired woodland perennial for partial shade or shady moist soils. Foliage on this species is dissected into finger-like growths, only one leaf per petiole. The stem resides below the soil surface and is dark brown in colour. Multiplication is by division of these rhizomes. Flowers are daisy-like and around 2 cms wide or so. Each is composed of a boss of pale yellow stamens and ray florets of a white with the backs being pinkish. These can often last for two to three weeks if the weather conditions are cool. Overall flowering period is around eight weeks long.