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Autumn ‘Snowflakes’

Botanical name: Leucojum autumnale
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Plant type: Bulb
Size (HxW): 15cm x 5cm
Depth and spacing: Plant bulbs 10cm under the soil surface with the ‘tip’ facing up. Plant 5cm apart.
Watering: Water well during active growth, but relatively dry whilst dormant.
Frost tolerance: Hardy
Flowering time: Autumn
Planting time: Spring (October – December)
Soil: Well drained.
Climate: Cool to Temperate.
Aspect: Full sun.
Fertilizer: Apply a well-balanced fertilizer prior to planting and top dress every winter.
After flowering care: Cut off any spent flowers, but leave the foliage to die off naturally.
Comments: Can be left undisturbed for many years.

Last Reviewed: 10/27/2004 2:47:49 PM
Keywords: Autumn ‘Snowflakes’, plant care, garden care, garden tip, plant guide, garden guide, perennial, flower bulb, spring bulb

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