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Related to Aconites: Eranthis hyemalis, winter aconite
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any of various usually poisonous plants of the genus Aconitum having tuberous roots and palmately lobed leaves and blue or white flowers

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IT might seem odd that the discreet little winter aconite and the showy peonies once belonged to the same plant family.
Visitors can explore the gardens and enjoy walks around the lake and through the Peninsula Wood, where early snowdrops and aconites bloom and early spring flowers are starting to show.
Daffodils are to spring what roses, irises and lilies are to summer What sunflowers and chrysanthemums are to autumn and hellebores and aconites are to winter
DIVIDE overcrowded clumps of snowdrops and winter aconites after flowering while the leaves are still green and transplant them immediately, more widely spaced.
The most common, G nivalis, looks good planted with other bulbs which flower at the same time, including aconites and cyclamen.
This is best done in spring - but wash your hands after because aconites are poisonous.
WITH buttercup-like flowers on glossy green foliage from January to March, winter aconites, or Eranthis hyemalis, can really cheer up a garden.
Rake the lawn to remove old thatch and lift and transplant snowdrops and aconites ?
Further south in Wiltshire Heale Gardens is also renowned for its annual drifts of snowdrops and aconites that provide early welcome colour.
Given these conditions, our native wild Primrose will associate itself with many other woodland favourites, including Snowdrops (Galanthus nivalis), Winter Aconites (Eranthus hyemalis), Periwinkle (Vinca minor), Cyclamen hederifolium, Narcissi and Violas.
Yesterday it reported snowdrops are out and winter aconites are under the magnolia.
Drifts of golden flowered winter aconites are in flower among the horse chestnut trees and hundreds more bulbs, including crocus and cyclamen, have been planted and many will be in flower on the day.
Thin out winter aconites while the plants are in active growth, digging up small clumps with roots and moving to a new site.
SUNNY SIDE: Make gardening fun * WINTER WONDER: Winter aconites a relative of the buttercup and give gardens a real lift at this time of year
With brilliant yellow flowers that are buttercup-like in appearance and fresh green leaves, Winter Aconites will flower from January to March.