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If you're not familiar with these spring flowers, try a few. They'll win you over. Easy, showy, happy to naturalize and even able to thrive in clay or moist soils near ponds or streams. Excellent for planting under deciduous trees and shrubs.
Each stem produced 4 to 8 bell-shaped blooms, with jaunty green edge dots. Unusual and welcome addition to spring bouquets.
The Gravetye Giant variety of summer snowflake is a step up from its parent, offering larger flowers and greater vigor. Awarded the coveted Award of Garden Merit by the Royal Horticultural Society, this plant is obviously no slouch.
|Botanical Name:||Leucojum aestivum Gravetye Giant|
|Common Name:||Summer snowflakes, snowdrops (in South)|
|Growing Zones:||Zones 4-9|
|Sun/Shade:||Sun to partial shade|
|Flowers:||Light chocolate fragrance|
|Flower Color:||White bell flowers; bright dot decorations|
|Plant/Bulb Size:||14/15 cm (circumference)|
|Bloom Timing:||Mid to late spring|
|Pkg. Count:||5 vigorous bulbs|
|Product info, photos and tips:||Leucojum Planting Guide|
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