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One of the best known winter flowers which can open its yellow goblet flowers as early as January.Over many years will seed to form golden carpets even in the shade under trees where little else can succeed.

 

Three plants from 9cm pots, in the green if in season.Reliable establishment will come from planting in the green ;planting seemingly cheap dry corms in autumn often results in failure.

 

Eranthis hyemalis - Winter Aconite the most prevalent species is a perennial to 10cm in height, with cup-shaped, bright yellow flowers 3cm in width, from late winter, surrounded by divided, leafy bracts. Basal leaves 

are rich green, divided into several lobes. Grow in a humus-rich, moderately fertile soil that doesn't dry out while corms are in growth; generally deciduous trees  which dry out the soil only later in summer can be underplanted .Tolerates most soil types even dry soil under trees but does best in

alkaline soils. No pruning required.Self seeds where happy.

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: up to 10cm in 2-5 years

Spread: up to 10cm

The pictures in this listing are examples of the available plant at maturity and do not indicate anything in regards to size of plant at the point of sale

Organically produced young plant grown in a 9cm pot for planting immediately or to grow on (pot removed when possible, to reduce plastic waste)

Eranthis hyemalis Winter Aconite 3 xs, flowered corms, in the green.

SKU: BP202401040
£4.99Price
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