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Galanthus elwesii var. monosticus
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common name: Snowdrop
synonyms: Galanthus caucasicus
poisonous or irritant
part shade, shade
moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
Vigorous with broad, glaucous greyish-green leaves. Relatively large, white flowers and inner tepals each marked with a green heart shape.
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.
Used to be sold as Galanthus caucasicus.