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A picture of a Snowdrop 'Augustus'

Snowdrop 'Augustus'

Galanthus plicatus 'Augustus'

SchneeglöckchenMärz2012 by Freak222 (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Partial Shade
Easy care
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H7-H3

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

10cm

Max

10cm

5cm

Min

5cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

Snowdrop 'Augustus' Overview

This clump-forming bulbous perennial has fragrant nodding white flowers that appear in winter. It's outer petals have an unusual dimpled appearance while it's inner petals are green, fading to a white base. Leaves are broad and green to grey-green in colour and have a compact and erect habit.

Common problems with Snowdrop 'Augustus'

How to harvest Snowdrop 'Augustus'

Generally not harvested but can be taken for floral arrangements

How to propagate Snowdrop 'Augustus'

Division

Divide clumps when 'In the green' and replant straight away for the best results.

Special features of Snowdrop 'Augustus'

Attractive flowers

Winter colour

Other uses of Snowdrop 'Augustus'

This low maintenance perennial can be planted in beds and borders under deciduous trees or shrubs or in pots and containers for late winter displays. It can be naturalised through grass in wildflower areas.