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Galanthus nivalis ‘Flore Pleno’

For sale by Rachel the Gardener

This grower is sure of this plant identification.

Beautiful double flowers, frilly as a can-can skirt, in the classic white with a touch of green.

I grow these from seed, so they are not "bare-rooted" - which means ripped cruelly out of the ground just as they are trying to store up energy for next year's flowers - they are established clumps, comfortably established in their pots.

Plant out in clumps as they are, or tease gently apart to spread them out. Let the foliage die right down, and they will set seed and spread for you.

Galanthus nivalis ‘Flore Pleno’ | Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12
Galanthus nivalis ‘Flore Pleno’ | Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12
Pot SizeTotal Price
0.65 litres

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Grower Notes

Will tolerate sun, but better in part shade, woodland style: any soil.

They will be de-potted for posting, but will still have soil around their roots. On arrival, pot them up or plant them out and with luck, they won't even noticed that they've been disturbed!

£5 per potful, plus £2 postage.

Plant Finder: about Galanthus nivalis ‘Flore Pleno’

Common names



Galanthus nivalis ‘Flore Pleno’ (Snowdrop). Bears basal, grey-green leaves. Has rosetted, double, white flowers in late winter and early spring.


Watch out; it is poisonous and allergenic.

Interest and use

Wildflower/meadow, rock gardens.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Galanthus nivalis ‘Flore Pleno’ | Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Rich, Sandy
  • WaterSemi-moist or Dry

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