Leucojum vernum

Spring snowflake bulbs

21 bulbs £12.00 Email me when in stock
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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: reliably moist but well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: March to April
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Nodding, bell-shaped, white flowers, each with green tips, top upright stems in early spring. Closely related to the snowdrop, this is a later-flowering, taller option that looks wonderful when naturalised in bold drifts throughout a lawn, or allowed to clump up in pockets towards the front of the border. They prefer reliably moist (but not waterlogged) soils, so are ideal for planting on the upper banks of a pond.

  • Garden care: Plant bulbs in autumn 10cm deep and 8 - 10 apart. Allow the plant to die back completely before clearing away the foliage.

  • CAUTION do not eat ornamental bulbs

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I would recommend this product

By Nanny

from Souther England

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  • Accurate Instructions
  • Attractive
  • Healthy

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      Comments about Leucojum vernum:

      I have planted these for the first time this year, and very pleased with the results

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      By Kate

      from Edinburgh

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      Comments about Leucojum vernum:

      I am so so disappointed, I bought these plants for s gift. The first batch arrived most had to be thrown out , you kindly sent more, still we had to throw some out . The rest were planted , now they haven't even come up!! Dissatisfied is not even near !!!

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      Kate Hainey

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        I have planted Snowflake Leucojum on the banks of a stream with helebores and irises. They have spread wonderfully and they look gorgeous in spring - but retain their leaves for months which get battered by the wind, fall over and look awful, and are also throttling, and keeping the light from the irises and helebores. If I feed them could `i cut back the foliage just a bit? or is the soil too rich already (lots of leaf mould)?
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        Asked on 10/5/2016 by 0ceanwave from Isle of Man

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          Hello,

          This is always a bit of a dilemma, as the foliage can look tatty when it is dying back, but if you cut it off before it has gone brown and crispy, then the plants will be weakened in the following year. That is because there is a lot of goodness in those leaves, which moves back down into the bulb as they die back.

          Answered on 12/5/2016 by Helen from crocus
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