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botanical name:
Galanthus elwesii var. monosticus
Galanthus elwesii var. monosticus © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Snowdrop
synonyms:  Galanthus caucasicus
family:  Amaryllidaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 0.22m
width: 0.08m
growth rate: medium
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:
Vigorous with broad, glaucous greyish-green leaves. Relatively large, white flowers and inner tepals each marked with a green heart shape.

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

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

usage:
Late winter, early spring bulb.

other notes:
Used to be sold as Galanthus caucasicus.
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