'Glory of the Snow' is one of the heralds of spring.
The dreamy lilac blue flowers open on maroon stems from late winter tot early spring. The 3cm blooms are upward facing and have soft, yet bright colouring with a white centre. The flowers of Glory of the Snow will last up to two weeks in cool weather. Mature bulbs average 3-6 blooms in a season.
'Glory of the Snow' leaves are thick and grass like, with 2-3 per bulb. Foliage dies back late spring for summer and autumn dormancy.
Chionodoxa luciliae are best grown in cool climates as they need the cold weather to initiate flowering. They are easy care bulbs that should be left in the ground to naturalise (this means you do not have to lift them regularly).
'Glory of the Snow' will slowly and happily multiply by seed and division (non invasive). Perfect for planting in rock gardens, at the front of beds, in lawn plantings or in pots.
'Glory of the Snow' bulbs are endemic to the rocky, snow covered slopes of Turkey, where, as the name suggests, they bloom as the snow begins to melt.
Supplied as: Bulbs
Late Winter to Early Spring
Cool to Temperate
Semi Shade to Full Shade