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botanical name:
Eranthis hyemalis 'Pauline'
Eranthis hyemalis 'Pauline' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Winter Aconite
family:  Ranunculaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.08m
width: 0.05m
growth rate:
growth habit:
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Winter
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
Delicate pale apricot-yellow flowers surrounded by frilly rosettes of bright green leaves, in late winter. Very rare.

Prefers reasonably fertile, humus-rich soil that not dry out in summer. Thrives in alkaline soils. Dappled shade or full sun. Moist woodland conditions are ideal. Tubers should be planted about 5cm deep, in autumn.

Separate tubers in spring, after flowering.

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