Chionodoxa forbesii 'Blue'

Also called Glory of the Snow, Chionodoxa forbesii 'Blue' is a quick to establish itself, early-spring bulb that is the perfect forerunner of bluebells in your shady spots which need some brightness and colour. More
50 bulbs 260024-50 £4.95 Delivery late October
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When in stock, outdoor bulbs are normally despatched within 2-3 working days. During the busy months of February and September/October, it can take up to two weeks for delivery, due to the number of orders being processed. Please note, we despatch all of our orders in the order they were placed.

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Also called Glory of the Snow, Chionodoxa forbesii 'Blue' is a quick to establish itself, early-spring bulb that is the perfect forerunner of bluebells in your shady spots which need some brightness and colour. Plant a few of these and they will gradually spread to form a lovely blue sea carpet.

Genus Chionodoxa forbesii
Variety Blue
Type Hardy Perennial Bulb
Common Name Glory of the Snow
Border Position Front
Bulb Size 5/6

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Soil Type Acid, Chalky, Sandy, Fertile, Alkaline, Clay, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist
Height 10-15cm (4-6in)
Spacing Plant 5-8cm deep,5cm apart.
Care Tips Top dress with leaf mould or compost in the autumn. Propogate by division in late summer/autumn.
Flowering March - April
Vase Life Perfect for tiny posies in late winter and early spring.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Delivery

Bulb Delivery - When in stock, outdoor bulbs are normally despatched within 2-3 working days. During the busy months of February and September/October, it can take up to two weeks for delivery, due to the number of orders being processed. Please note, we despatch all of our orders in the order they were placed.

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