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Winter Aconite Rhizomes

Latin:  Eranthis hyemalis

Distribution:  This is native to Europe and has been widely naturalised throughout Britain.
Habitat:  It thrives in woodland, hedgerows and shady borders.
Description:  Perennial.  It is a short plant with golden yellow flowers appearing from January to March. The foliage is dark green and the flowers have a ruff of green bracts around them. Few other plants flower as early in the year as the Winter Aconite. They spread quickly and are suitable for naturalizing in woods and shady places.

Planting Instructions for 'In the Green' Rhizomes:  The rhizomes should be planted as soon as you receive them.  They are best planted where they can be left undisturbed.  If the earth is frozen solid, then you’ll need to wait until it is crumbly again.  If you do need to wait for a couple of days, sink the rhizomes in some damp compost in a sheltered place until the soil is crumbly again.

Click Here to Buy Winter Aconites 'in the Green' for delivery January to April

Planting Instructions for Rhizomes:  The rhizomes should be planted in the autumn as soon as received.  They are best planted where they can be left undisturbed.  Plant with about 8cm of soil above the rhizome, so that the soil covering does not dry out during the Spring.

Click Here to Buy Winter Aconite rhizomes for delivery September to December 

Plant the bulbs as soon as possible upon receipt.

These bulbs were grown in Britain from cultivated stock.

 

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