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
Aubretia, Rock cress, Aubrieta, Aubrietia
Outside under cover