AWARD

GALANTHUS elwesii

Commonly known as Elwes's snowdrop

(syn. G. graecus). Blue-green linear leaves and pendant white flowers. More robust and with larger flowers than G. nivalis
  • White
  • Height
    20cm (8in)
  • Spread
    2cm (¾in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial
    Robust, variable, bulbous perennial with narrowly inversely lance-shaped, glaucous leaves to 20cm (8in) long. Produces scapes 12-20cm (4¾-8in) tall, bearing large, rounded flowers 2-3cm (¾-1¼in) long with green markings at the apex and base
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Partial shade
    Thrives in dappled shade

GALANTHUS elwesii

 
individually £10.00 each , 3+ £8.00 each 

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Ideal for planting amongst the roots of deciduous trees. Wildlife plant
    Pests & Diseases
    Narcissus bulb fly, swift moth larvae, grey mould(Botrytis)
    Place of origin
    Ukraine, Bulgaria, Serbia, northern Greece, western Turkey
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (People & Pets)
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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20cm (8in)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  2cm (¾in)
 

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