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Galanthus nivalis ‘Flore Pleno’

Snowdrop

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Features

  • BloomsFebruary to March
  • Height0.1m to 0.2m
  • Spread0.05m to 0.1m
  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourBluish grey green
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

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

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous, Bulb, Herbaceous

Origin

Ukraine

Interest and use

Wildflower/meadow, rock gardens.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Rich, Sandy
  • WaterSemi-moist or Dry

Cultivation

Watch out; it is poisonous and allergenic.

Propagation

Divide in late spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Prone to grey mould and bulb fly.

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