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Galanthus desdemona

For sale by Ruth Hall

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2 bulbs. Sent in the green between Jan and March.
double flowers, one of the larger flowered Greatorex clones. May have faint green lines to the petal tip.

Galanthus desdemona | Church Broughton, Derby, DE65
Galanthus desdemona | Church Broughton, Derby, DE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
0.3 litres
£5.00

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Plant Finder: about the Galanthus genus

Common names

Snowdrop

Description

Galanthus genus (Snowdrop). This genus has about 19 species of small bulbs. The flowers are small, white and nodding; there is one on each slender stem between two basal leaves. The flowers have three large outer petals and three small inner ones forming a cup, which is green.

Cultivation

They are fully to frost hardy and will need a cool, partial shaded position with humus-rich, moist soil. Do not allow bulbs to dry out excessively. Plant at a depth of approximately 9cm.

Interest and use

Grown for their pendant flowers, one on each slender stem between 2 basal leaves.

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  • BloomsFebruary to April
  • Growth HabitRosette
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

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