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
10 bulbs 260439-10 £5.95 Delivery late September
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When in stock, please allow up to 1 week for delivery.
20 bulbs 260439-20 £10.95 Delivery late September
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When in stock, please allow up to 1 week for delivery.
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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
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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Bulb Delivery - When in stock, please allow up to 1 week for delivery.

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