Aconites and Snowdrops

Eranthis hyemalis, Galanthus nivalis

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The golden cupped blooms of the winter aconite associate beautifully with the simple white snowdrop

Create a timeless woodland display

Easy to establish and virtually maintenance free!

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  • Easy to establish
  • Ideal for dappled shade
The golden cupped blooms of the winter aconite associate beautifully with the simple white snowdrop flowers for a spectacular woodland display. Easy to establish and virtually maintenance free, these woodland beauties are ideal for planting in the dappled shade of deciduous trees, or naturalised in informal areas of grass. Height: 10cm (4"). Spread: 10cm (4").

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Height Up to 10cm (4in)
Spread Up to 10cm (4in)

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100 aconite and snowdrop bulbs - 50 of each (V47043P)

Caution: irritant to skin and eyes, harmful if eaten. Snowdrops and aconites should be planted from September to November. Choose a position in dappled shade in reliably moist, well drained soil. These bulbs prefer a soil rich in organic matter so add some well rotted manure or compost to the soil. Space them randomly throughout the planting area at a distance of 10cm (4") apart and plant them at a depth of 5cm (2"), with the pointed end facing upwards. For natural looking drifts, gently cast them across the planting area and plant them where they land!
Snowdrops and aconites particularly dislike dry soil in summer so water regularly during the growing season until bulbs are fully established. When growing snowdrops and aconites, it is essential to allow their foliage to die back naturally. Avoid mowing areas of grass where bulbs are naturalised until their foliage has completely died back.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

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