Eranthis cilicica

Winter Aconite

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Cultural and Growing Info is provided below.

Plant Code: BERCI

A colorful jumpstart to Spring, Eranthis cilicica rival Crocuses with their late winter/early spring blooms. Bright yellow, buttercup-like flowers perch atop a collar of green leaf-like bracts. This charmer is an ideal underplanting around deciduous trees or shrubs. Does not like to be disturbed, so plant where there is not much foot traffic. 10 bulbs per bag. Bulb size 4-5 cm.


Type: Bulbs
Height: Short 2-4" aparty
Spacing: Plant 4" apart
Bloom Time: Early Spring
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Half Sun / Half Shade
Zones: 3-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay, Acidic, Sandy
Flower: Yellow

Features to Note

  • For a Slope or Bank
  • Deer Resistant
  • Bulbs for Naturalizing
  • OK in Containers
  • Rabbit Resistant

Eranthis General Information

The earliest yellow flowers to emerge in the spring. Great in rock gardens and ground cover or as a spring under planting of deciduous trees or shrubs.

Eranthis Plant Care

Plant 4" apart and 3" deep. Any soil, even clay will work, as long as it is moderately well-drained and do not let is dry out in the summer. Interested in forcing bulbs? Visit our Useful Links page.