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Dwarf Snowflakes

Botanical name: Leucojum autumnale.
Family: Amaryllidacae.
Plant type: Bulb.
Plant size: 10-20cm tall x 5cm wide
Depth & spacing: Plant 10-20cm of soil covering the tops of the bulbs and plant in clumps with 5cm or more of space between each bulb.
Watering: Keep well watered whilst actively growing but allow them to dry out whilst dormant.
Frost tolerances: We've found this bulb frost hardy but some references say to give them frost shelter in areas where temperatures fall below zero.
Flowering time: Autumn
Preferred soil: Rich & well drained
Preferred aspect: Sunny
Ideal climates: Subtropical to cool.
Fertilising: Feed annually in Spring with a general purpose fertiliser and feed again after the flowers have finished.

Last Reviewed: 13/02/2004 11:30:33 AM
Keywords: Dwarf Snowflakes, plant care, garden care, garden tip, plant guide, garden guide, perennial, flower bulb, spring bulb

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