Eranthis hyemalis
Winter Aconite


Height:  8 - 15 cm

Flower colour: yellow

Flowering time: March - April, even sooner in mild winters

Sunlight: sun - partial shade

Soil:  well drained, moist, humus rich, calcareous 

pH: neutral - alkaline

Hardiness:  can be finicky and short-lived

Heimkynni: Woodland in France, Italy and Balkan peninsula


Needs humus rich, moist, calcareous soil. 
Doesn't tolerate drought.
All parts of the plant are toxic.

Photos and experiences of growing this plant in Iceland are welcomed  in the comments below.    I     © 2015-2019  Garðaflóra.

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