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botanical name:
Chionodoxa sardensis
Chionodoxa sardensis © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Glory of the Snow
synonyms:  Chionodoxa sinensis
family:  Asparagaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.10m
width: 0.03m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: green
flower colour: blue
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
Small early spring bulb producing delicate vivid blue flowers with white stamens, held on reddish stems in February and March. Channelled, bronze tinted, green basal leaves.

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

From seed or bulb offsets.

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

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