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Buy Chionodoxa forbesii 'Blue Giant' Bulbs (Organic) | Sarah Raven

Chionodoxa forbesii 'Blue Giant' (Organic)

Also called Glory of the Snow, Chionodoxa are the ideal forerunner to bluebells in shady or wooded areas.
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20 bulbs

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Details:

Type
Perennial
Position
Ground Cover (Scattered)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
March - April
Height
15cm (6in)
Group/Species
forbesii
Common name
Giant Glory of the Snow
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Size
20 bulbs
Aspect
Part Shade
Spread
10cm (4in)
Cultivation
Plant outdoors 5-8cm deep, 5cm apart from September to November.

Description

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.

Care Tips

Top dress with leaf mould or compost in the autumn. Propogate by division in late summer/autumn.