Galanthus elwesii

Snowdrops are one of the first signs that spring is on its way, and this is one of the earliest. It’s distinguishable from other snowdrops by slightly larger flowers which have two green spots on the inner petals, and tall, grey-green foliage. More
1 x 9cm plant 261359-1 £8.50 Delivery mid December
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3 x 9cm plants 261359-3 £22.50 Delivery mid December
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Snowdrops are one of the first signs that spring is on its way, and this is one of the earliest, braving to bloom in January and February. It’s distinguishable from other snowdrops by slightly larger flowers which have two green spots on the inner petals, and tall, grey-green foliage.

Genus Galanthus
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Greater Snowdrop, Elwes's Snowdrop
Border Position Front
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Scent Honey scented
Site Shade
Moisture Moist
Height 20cm (8in)
Spacing Plant 10-15cm (4-6in) deep, 10cm (4in) apart.
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant out September - November.
Care Tips Divide when plants are in the green (just after flowering and before the leaves yellow). Dig deep under large clumps to lift then split by hand into smaller clumps and plant at the same depth.
Flowering January - March
Vase Life Often best displayed en mass as individual stems can looked swamped.
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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