This clump-forming, bulbous perennial produces solitary, large, honey-scented, nodding white flowers with green marks at the tip of the inner petals in early spring. Typically growing to 30cm tall, leaves are dark green in colour, broadly strap-shaped and have an erect growth habit.
Generally not harvested but can be taken for floral arrangements.
Divide clumps when 'In the green' and replant straight away for the best results.
Attractive white blooms with green markings
Attractive white blooms.
Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
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.
Can be attacked by slugs and narcissus bulb fly, it can also suffer from grey mould.