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  • glory of the snow bulbs (syn Chionodoxa )
  • Eventual height: 0.15m
  • Eventual spread: 0.15m

Scilla luciliae (Boiss.) Speta.

glory of the snow bulbs (syn Chionodoxa )

RHS award of garden merit
50 bulbs £5.99
50 bulbs £5.99
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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: any well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: March and April
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Bulb size: 4/5

    Sprays of tiny, star-shaped gentian-blue flowers in February and March and slender, strap-shaped, mid-green leaves. These versatile and easy-to-grow bulbs are ideal for a sunny, well-drained rock garden or for naturalising under deciduous shrubs and trees. Plant in bold drifts 8cm (3in) deep in September for a spectacular early spring display.

  • Garden care: Plant bulbs in bold drifts 8cm (3in) deep in September in naturalistic drifts.
  • CAUTION do not eat ornamental bulbs
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