Aconite - Eranthis hyemalis

Bright buttercup yellow aconites flower in January, bringing little splashes of brightness to the often gloomy winter days. They prefer damp conditions in a sunny position but will tolerate partial shade such as under a tree that is yet to come into leaf.

Cultivars and varieties:

Seeds to plant now:

Indoor or in a heated greenhouse

Cress

Lettuce

Outside

Alpine poppy

Alyssum

Antwerp hollyhock, Fig-leaved hollyhock, Hollyhock

Aubretia, Rock cress, Aubrieta, Aubrietia

Bristly hollyhock

Cabbage

Common hollyhock

Cress

Hollyhock

Larkspur

Normandy sorrel

Onion

Radish

Outside under cover

Lettuce

Sweet pea