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08/02/2014 at 16:38

I planted some winter aconites last year - as small green plants with yellow flowers. So far there is no sign of them. Did I do something wrong or do they sulk for a year or so? Any advice welcome!

08/02/2014 at 16:48

I think it may be that they'll peep out in a while .... maybe they're not convinced that spring's coming yet 

08/02/2014 at 16:49

Oh thank you - I always was impatient!

08/02/2014 at 17:05

Hopefully they will appear.  Being woodland plants they do need shade in the Summer to emulate tree foliage and stop them drying out.  I didn't provide that the first time I grew them and only one came up the next year.

08/02/2014 at 17:11

I couldn't get them going here for years though they seeded everywhere in my last garden. They're beginning to take off now. 

08/02/2014 at 19:08

Mine are flowering now...oes i good compost are fine, those i poor soil seem to have disappeared.

08/02/2014 at 21:10

Mine are also flowering now, planted in shade in a woodland area of the garden.

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