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botanical name:
Galanthus nivalis
Galanthus nivalis © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Snowdrop
family:  Amaryllidaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 0.15m
width: 0.10m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: white
stem/bark: grey-green
main season: Winter
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:
The well know common snowdrop, with pure white flowers marked with a green V shape on the inner tepals, early in the year. Honey scented.

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

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

usage:
Perfect for naturalising under deciduous trees.

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