Leucojum aestivum 'Gravetye Giant'

A much underestimated totally perennial bulb for naturalising in grass, placing at the base of trees and at the front of a soft-coloured border. More
5 organic bulbs 261408-5 £8.50 In stock
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10 bulbs 260439-10 £6.50 In stock
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20 bulbs 260439-20 £11.50 In stock
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More Details

A much underestimated totally perennial bulb for naturalising in grass, placing at the base of trees and at the front of a soft-coloured border.

It's also excellent as a perennial spring container plant and early season cut flower. More of us should grow snowflakes.

Genus Leucojum
Group/Species aestivum (species)
Variety Gravetye Giant
Type Hardy Perennial Bulb
Common Name Summer Snowflake, Loddon Lily
Border Position Container, Middle
Bulb Size 12/14

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Soil Type Acid, Clay, Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Exposed, Full Sun
Moisture Moist, Moist but Well-drained
Height 50cm (20in)
Spacing Plant 10cm (4in) deep, 5cm (2in) apart.
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant outdoors October-November
Care Tips Add compost or well-rotted manure before planting if your soil is poor and ensure plants are well-watered during the growing season. Allow leaves to die down before cutting them back. Propagate by division in autumn by removing offsets and re-planting.
Flowering April - May
Harvesting Flowers in April and May
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
Advice

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Delivery

Bulb Delivery - When in stock, please allow up to 2 weeks for delivery.

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Leucojum aestivum 'Gravetye Giant' reviews

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Reviewed 16th August 2019 by Janey

The service was good, I haven't got the Leucojum bulbs yet, they are supposed to be arriving later?
Still haven't got the Leucojum bulbs but I think they are due in September?

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Reviewed 1st August 2019 by Janey

The service was good, I haven't got the Leucojum bulbs yet, they are supposed to be arriving later?

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Anne

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Reviewed 26th June 2019 by Jennifer

Failed to grow despite all other bulbs growing well in the same border.