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common name: Summer Snowflake, Loddon Lily
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: white
main season: Spring
full sun, part shade
moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 4 to 10
Robust bulbous perennial similar and related to the Snowdrops (Galanthus). Erect strap shaped glossy dark green leaves up to 40cm long. Stems of up to 8 bell shaped flowers, white with green tips, in late spring.
Moist, even boggy, humus-rich soil in full sun or part shade.
Plant bulbs in autumn, approximately 10cm deep in good soil.
Spring bulb, can be naturalised in grass, good near water.
Widely distributed in the wild, from North-west Europe, including Britain, through Central Europe to the Ukraine and northern Turkey.