Galanthus nivalis

For those who find the winter a difficult season to get through, snowdrops in the green are a must in your garden. They are one of the very first things to emerge and one of the loveliest New Year vases to have at your bedside. More
50 bulbs, for autumn planting 261065-50 £7.95 In stock
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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.
100 bulbs, for autumn planting 261065-100 £14.50 In stock
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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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For those who find the winter a difficult season to get through, snowdrops in the green are a must in your garden. They are one of the very first things to emerge and one of the loveliest New Year vases to have at your bedside.

Galanthus nivalis is the straight-up, wild species snowdrop, with silvery-green leaves and neat, slim flowers. Quick to get established if lifted and divided in the green (when it is in active growth and even flowering) on almost any soil, in sun or partial shade.

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Genus Galanthus nivalis
Type Hardy Perennial Bulb
Common Name Common Single Snowdrop
Border Position Front
Soil Type Fertile
Scent Scented
Site Shade
Moisture Moist
Height 10cm (4in)
Spacing Plant 10-15cm (4-6in) deep, 10cm (4in) apart.
Care Tips Propogate them by dividing clumps in late summer or by seed sown in autumn. Add plenty of leaf mould to the site. Find out about different ways of planting snowdrops.
Flowering January - March
Vase Life Picked with a long stalk, these make beautiful cut flowers with a delicate fragrance.
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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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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