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botanical name:
Chionodoxa forbesii 'Pink Giant'
Chionodoxa forbesii 'Pink Giant' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Glory of the Snow
synonyms:  Chionodoxa luciliae 'Pink Giant
family:  Asparagaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.20m
width: 0.10m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
description:
Bulbous perennial with narrow mid-green leaves up to 30cm long and in early spring loose racemes of star-shaped lilac-pink flowers with white centres.

cultivation:
Well drained soil in full sun or part shade. Bulbs should be planted in autumn, about 8cm deep.

propagation:
By division of bulb offsets in spring.

usage:
Rock garden, raised beds, under trees and shrubs or in containers.

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