Eranthis hyemalis

10 bulbs £4.99
available to order from summer
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Buy Eranthis hyemalis winter aconite bulbs: Vivid buttercup-like flowers in late winter

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: fertile, humus-rich, neutral to alkaline soil
  • Rate of growth: average to fast-growing
  • Flowering period: January and February
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Bulb size: 4/5

    Carpets of bright yellow, buttercup-like flowers in late January and February surrounded by ruffs of fresh green leaves. Winter aconites originate from damp woodland and shady places in Eurasia so are perfect for naturalising under deciduous shrubs and trees. They are a welcome sight in late winter as they are one of the first things into flower in the garden.

  • Garden care: For the best results, chose a spot with fertile, humus-rich soil that remains moist in summer. Plant the tubers (it doesn't matter which way up) 5cm deep and 5cm apart.

  • CAUTION do not eat ornamental bulbs
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Notes on Eranthis hyemalis

"An early herald of spring - often the first - and willing to open its butter-yellow orbs and allow early bees sustenance - before producing star-shaped seed pods."

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Plants for outside my front door Hi Crocus I live in a flat and have pots outside my external front door. What plants can I grow in pots, in semi shade that will attract the bees? Thank you for your help. Kind regards Guy

Guy Smith

Hello Guy, The following plants would be suitable for your pots. Forget-me-not (Myosotis species) Bellflowers (Campanula species) Cranesbill (Geranium species) Dahlia - single-flowered species and cultivars Hellebores (Helleborus species) Japanese anemone (Anemone ?? hybrida) Fritillaries (Fritillaria species) Grape hyacinth (Muscari species) Hyacinth (Hyacinthus orientalis) Siberian squill (Scilla siberica) Winter aconite (Eranthis hyemalis) Box (Buxus sempervirens) Christmas box (Sarcococca species) I hope this helps, Helen Plant Doctor

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