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botanical name:
Galanthus 'Maidwell L'
Galanthus 'Maidwell L' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Snowdrop
family:  Amaryllidaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 0.15m
width: 0.10m
growth rate:
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: white
stem/bark: grey-green
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
description:
Small spring bulb. White flowers with long tapering outer segments, revealing inner tepals bearing a large green X-shaped marking. Broad, long, grey-green leaves.

cultivation:
Moist, well drained, humus-rich soil in part shade.

propagation:
Lift, divide and replant bulbs from established clumps, preferably just after flowering.

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