Leucojum aestivum ? Snowflakes


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Also known as the 'Summer Snowflake', this is a relative of the snowdrop, which it closely resembles. However, it is much taller and flowers later, during March and April.
The gently arching flower stems reach up to 50 cm tall, and carry lovely, dainty pendant blooms in groups, or umbels, of three to five but sometimes as many as seven. The beautiful flowers are pure white with a green spot at the end of each petal.
Leucojum prefers to grow in moist, fertile soils, making it a great choice for planting around water margins such as by a pond or stream. It's also happy in borders and when grown in pots it makes a great early season cut flower. It will quickly establish itself and naturalise, increasing your stock.
Supplied as 10 bulbs, size 8/9, ready to plant in autumn, growing to a height of 50 cm (20 in) and spread of 10 cm (4 in).


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