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common name: Snowdrop
synonyms: Galanthus nivalis 'Atkinsii'
poisonous or irritant
part shade, shade
moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
Bulbous perennial with narrow, glaucous leaves, 10cm long. Slender, elongated white flowers with a heart-shaped green mark at the tip of each inner tepal.
Moist, well drained, humus-rich soil in part shade.
Lift, divide and replant bulbs from established clumps, preferably just after flowering.
Late winter, early spring bulb.