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Winter Aconite

Eranthis hyemalis

Also known as

Winterling, Winter Hellebore, Winter Wolf's Bane

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

10cm

Max

10cm

Min

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Winter Aconite Overview

Tuberous, deciduous, perennial species with a low-growing habit. Produces cup-shaped yellow flowers measuring approximately 3cm wide from late winter onwards. Flowers are surrounded by modified leaves known as bracts and these are divided and lobed.

How to propagate Winter Aconite

Seed

Propagate from seed in late spring.

Division

Division in autumn.

Special features of Winter Aconite

Attracts bees

Other uses of Winter Aconite

Grown for their cup-shaped flowers surrounded by leaf-like ruffs or bracts.

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