- Winter aconite
Location in the Gardens:
Season of interest:
- January to February
Description of plant:
Flowers from January to February, leaves expand after flowers.
Propagate by lifting tubers breaking into sections and replanting at once when plants die down.
Ideal growing conditions and habitat:
Grows in chalk, clay, sandy loam in full or partial sun.
Country of origin:
- Native to Southern Europe
At Highdown they grow freely mixed with snowdrops. They become hybridised very easily.