5 years to reach maturity
This plant has a mild fragrance
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Elwes's Snowdrop Overview
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.
How to harvest Elwes's Snowdrop
Generally not harvested but can be taken for floral arrangements.
How to propagate Elwes's Snowdrop
Divide clumps when 'In the green' and replant straight away for the best results.
You can propagate by division in the spring after flowering or in late summer or autumn when bulbs are dormant.
Special features of Elwes's Snowdrop
Attractive white blooms with green markings
Attractive white blooms.
Other uses of Elwes's Snowdrop
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.