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Winter Aconite Overview
Eranthis is a genus containing around 11 herbaceous, clumping, tuberous perennials originating from damp, shady forested regions in Europe and Asia. They have been naturalised in more northern European areas and in North America. They are known as Winter Aconite and are typically grown for their flowers, which are cup-shaped and either yellow or white. Foliage is palmately lobed or pinnately divided and this genus is well placed under deciduous trees or shrubs, where it can form a carpet of flowers.
How to propagate Winter Aconite
Seed in autumn.
Division of clumps immediately after flowering while still in leaf.
Other uses of Winter Aconite
Grown for their cup-shaped flowers surrounded by leaf-like ruffs or bracts.
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