Eranthis hyemalis

Family: Ranunculaceae
Popular name: Winter aconite

Flower colour: yellow

Flowering period: February – March

Average plant height: 10 cm

Planting depth to base of bulb: 5 cm

Spacing between bulbs: 7 cm

Type of bulb: corm

Light requirements: full sun to partial shade

Landscape uses: borders, rock gardens, under trees and shrubs.

The flowers of this very common species are somewhat lemon-yellow in colour, and they usually appear a bit earlier than those of cilicica.