How To Grow Eranthis or Winter Aconite
Looking for early spring color? There is a great tuber/corm that will spread year after year and dazzle you with warm rich yellow color early in spring.
Winter aconites or Eranthis appear almost overnight, providing a very welcome splash of colour in late winter, often f
lowering with snowdrops. They have an underground corm, from which the yellow wild flowers and characteristic "frill" of leaves emerge, sometimes as early as Christmas in the southern zones. Aconiteshave naturalised in some woods and along driveways and culverts. These wild flowers are related to buttercups.
Plant these tubers/corms in fall or move them in the spring after they have flowered. They like spring sunshine and some summer shade, but will not do well in dense shade. They will spread quite quickly in moist, rich woodland soil.
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