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Chionodoxa luciliae

For sale by Ruth Hall

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Pot SizeTotal Price
0.2 litres
£1.50

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Plant Finder: about Chionodoxa luciliae

Common names

Glory-of-the-snow, Snow glory

Description

Chionodoxa luciliae (Glory-of-the-snow). This is a bulbous perennial species, with often recurved leaves. In early spring, it bears racemes of up to 3 star-shaped blue flowers, with white centres. This is a hardy stalked ornamental clump; the leaves are strap-shaped and grey green. It will produce a carpet of blue flowers which will appear in early spring.

Cultivation

In cool summer areas, you should plant in full sun or partial shade, otherwise plant in partial shade. Plant at a depth of approximately 7cm.

Interest and use

Wildflower/meadow, rock garden, shade, naturaliser, walls

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Chionodoxa luciliae | Church Broughton, Derby, DE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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Church Broughton, Derby, DE65
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