Galanthus 'S. Arnott'

5 bulbs £9.99
available to order from summer
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Buy Galanthus 'S. Arnott' snowdrop bulbs: Larger than your average snowdrop

  • Position: cool, partial shade
  • Soil: moderately-fertile, moist but well-drained alkaline to neutral soil. Snowdrops dislike acid soils.
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: February-March
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Bulb size: 6+

    A rare, relatively large and vigorous form, named after Samuel Arnott (born in Dumfries in 1852) who was a keen gardener and snowdrop offocinado. He first discovered this in his garden and later introduced it into cultivation. Like a pumped-up version of the common snowdrop, this super-sized version has deliciously honey-scented flowers.

  • Garden care: Plants will seed readily, but tend to hybridise. Lift and divide overly-large clumps while they are 'in the green' every 2-3 years after flowering from March to May. Replant immediately and water in well.

  • CAUTION do not eat ornamental bulbs
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Planted in a clump to build up to larger display - hoping that over 20 varieties of Galanthus will emerge next year. THe books say this variety is scented - but the few flower had no scent discernable to my nose

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Have planted these with cyclamen and Tete-a-tote daffodils, in a peony bed. They look delightful.

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