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Leucojum aestivum - Snowdrops - 100 Bulbs

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Name(s): Leucojum aestivum, Summer Snowflakes, Dewdrops, Snowdrops.

Flower Color: White.

Bloom Time: Spring to early summer.

Foliage: Herbaceous.

Height/Spread: 12 to 18 inches x 4 inches.

Climate Zones: Hardy in zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9.

Sun Exposure: Full sun to partial shade.

Soil Condition: Organic, moist to well-drained, pH 6.1 to 7.8.

Planting Depth: 4 inches.

Features: Flowers.

Uses: Bulb gardens, perennial borders, naturalizing.

Packed: 100 per case.

Comments: Leucojum aestivum, also known as Summer Snowflakes, Dewdrops or Snowdrops, is native to the Mediterranean region, but is naturalized all over Europe and Britain and the United States. It is considered an heirloom plant.

The plants are cold hardy in USDA climate zones 4 to 9, requiring full sun to light shade or partial shade and moist to well-drained soil, preferably high in organic matter.

Summer Snowflakes are effective in container gardens, bulb gardens and borders. They are superb for naturalizing. Flowering is from spring to early summer, depending on the climate zone.

Plant 4 inches deep and 4 inches to six inches apart in the fall. Height is approximately 12 to 18 inches.

This offering is for 100 bulbs. Bulb size is 10+ cm.

Shipping begins in mid September.

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