Eranthis cilicica

Eranthis cilicica

Popular name: Eranthis of Sicily


Origin: Turkey

Flower colour: yellow

Flowering period: February-March

Average plant height: 10 cm

Planting depth to base of bulb:5 cm

Spacing between bulbs: 7 cm

Type of bulb: corm

Light requirements: full sun to partial shade

Landscape uses: borders, rock gardens, under trees and shrubs

This species has somewhat larger flowers than those of E. hyemalis and its involucel leaves are smaller and more finely incise. The colour is bronze-green.