The same is true with the pretty little snowflakes (Leucojum) and the winter aconites (Eranthis
Moreover, yellow flowers can color borders, from the winter aconite (Eranthis
hyemalis) and cornelian cherry dogwood (Cornus mas,) in early spring to our native witch hazel (Hamamelis virginiana) in the fall.
One that makes a classic companion for snowdrops is the winter aconite, eranthis
ANNE ROWLANDS VIA EMAIL HI ANNE, Yes this is Eranthis
hyemalis, the winter aconite.
WITH buttercup-like flowers on glossy green foliage from January to March, winter aconites, or Eranthis
hyemalis, can really cheer up a garden.
Those which can do well under trees include Anemone blanda, winter aconite (eranthis
), Chionodoxa luciliae and trillium.
If you wish, add other rodent- and deer-resistant bulbs such as blue squill, eranthis
, chionodoxa, snowdrops and snowflakes, together with ornamental onions.
Arnott' with a backdrop of Lenten hellebores and some winter aconite (Eranthis
hyemalis) and you have a winner.
Winter aconite (Eranthis
hyemalis) THIS hardy perennial with small, knobbly tubers produces vibrant yellow flowers above a ruff of bright green leaves in winter, just at a time when everything else is dull and dank.
The winter aconite produces stunning bright yellow star-shaped flowers in deepest winter, each surrounded by a pretty, bright green ruff.
Daffodils, grape hyacinths, all of the flowering onions (Alliums), dogtooth violets (Erythronium), glory-of-the-snow (Chionodoxa), winter aconites (Eranthis
), snowdrops Galanthus), scillas (Scilla), Grecian windflowers (Anemone), Guinea Hen flowers (Fritillaria), and wood hyacinths (Hyacinthoides) are seldom eaten by pests.
Earlier, during January and February, the winter aconite (Eranthis
hyemalis) creates pools of gold.