Scilla forbesii 'Violet Beauty'

glory of the snow bulbs ( syn. Chionodoxa )

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Buy Scilla forbesii 'Violet Beauty' glory of the snow bulbs ( syn. Chionodoxa ): Violet stars in early spring

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: any well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: February to March
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Bulb size: 4/5

    Often one of the first of the spring bulbs to appear, it is not unusual to see these gorgeous star-shaped flowers poking their heads just above a covering of snow. They're easy and undemanding, and if left in the ground, they will gradually spread to form a good-sized clump. They're also small enough for windowboxes or pots, and on a crisp day in late winter or early spring, the sight of them will give you a taste of things to come.

  • Garden care: Plant bulbs in bold drifts 8cm (3in) deep in September in naturalistic drifts.

  • Harmful if eaten

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