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Eranthis hyemalis
Eranthis hyemalis

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Zones 1-9, 14-17, 32-43
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Eranthis hyemalis

Winter Aconite
Bulbs and bulblike plants, Perennials

Native to Europe, Asia. Charming plant that reaches 2 to 8 in. high, blooming in late winter or early spring. Single yellow flowers resembling buttercups are about 1 1/2 in. wide, with five to nine petallike sepals; each bloom sits on a single, deeply lobed, bright green leaf that looks like a ruff. Round basal leaves divided into narrow lobes emerge immediately after the flowers bloom. All traces of the plant disappear by the time summer arrives.

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