Chionodoxa forbesii 'Blue Giant' (Organic)

Also called Glory of the Snow, Chionodoxa are the ideal forerunner to bluebells in shady or wooded areas. More
20 bulbs 261426-20 £11.50 Delivery late September
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Also called Glory of the Snow, Chionodoxa are the ideal forerunner to bluebells in shady or wooded areas. They will gradually spread to form a lovely blue sea carpet.'Blue Giant' is slightly taller and an even brighter blue than the standard species.

Genus Chionodoxa
Group/Species forbesii
Variety Blue Giant
Type Hardy Perennial Bulb
Common Name Giant Glory of the Snow
Border Position Container, Front, Ground Cover, In Grass, Middle
Bulb Size 5/+

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Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade, Shade
Moisture Moist
Height 10cm (4in)
Spacing 10cm (4in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant outdoors 5-8cm deep September - November.
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.
Harvesting Flower production: 2 months
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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