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
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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)
Type Hardy perennial bulb
Common Name Summer Snowflake, Loddon Lily
Border Position Container, Middle
Bulb Size 10/+

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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
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