Snowflakes have clusters of tiny white bell shaped flowers with a green spot on each petal. Prefers a shaded position (however will still grow in full sun) moist soils and is ideal for pots and containers. Late winter flowering.
Supplied as dormant bulbs.
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- Frost tolerant once established
- Suitable for areas with full sun
- Suitable for areas with part shade
- Ideal in pots or containers
- Suitable to cut for vases
- Plant 12cm apart
- Grows to 35cm high
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Common Name: SNOWFLAKES
Botanical Name: Leucojum aestivale
Family Name: Amaryllidaceae
Plant Type: Bulb
Size: 45cm H x 12cm W
Planting Time: Autumn
Planting Width: 15cm Depth: 10cm
Flowering: Late Winter to Spring
Positioning: Full sun or part shade
General Information: Snowflakes are suitable for tropical regions; however they do prefer the warm or cooler areas. Frost hardy.
Watering: Give the bulbs a really good watering after planting. When the leaves starts to surface give them regular watering, continue watering until the foliage begins to die off.
Fertilising: Fertilise in winter with decayed manure, blood and bone or compost.
Soil: Well drained.
Lifting & Storage: Bulbs can be left in the ground for a few years without being disturbed. If required they can be dug after the foliage has died down, if required. Store in a cool, airy position.
Tips: Will perform well in the shade.