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 large and multipetalled with leaves and florets mixed in, colour is pink, white and green. These can often last for two to three weeks if the weather conditions are cool. Overall flowering period is around eight weeks long.