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botanical name:
Galanthus 'S. Arnott'
Galanthus 'S. Arnott' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Snowdrop
synonyms:  Galanthus 'Sam Arnott', Galanthus 'Arnott's Seedling'
family:  Amaryllidaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.25m
width: 0.08m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
description:
Vigorous bulbous perennial which increases quickly to form large clumps. Greyish-green leaves and quite large white flowers, up to 3.5cm across, with an inverted V-shaped green mark at the tip of the inner tepals. Late winter and early spring.

cultivation:
Moist, well drained, humus-rich soil in part shade. Trouble-free cultivar, easy to grow, healthy and vigorous.

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

usage:
Late winter, early spring bulb.

other notes:
Raised by Samuel Arnott around 1951.
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