|Earliest of All produces clear yellow flowers. In genral, clump-forming growth habit. Basal leaves are glossy, toothed, with five lobes up to 7 inches long. Each lobe is divided into toothed segments and are lance-shaped. Stem leaves are smaller and finely divided. Flowers are cup-shaped, 1 to 2 inches across, in a variety of yellows. Use when bold color is needed in a shady area. Nice addition to pond or stream margin.