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Snowdrop 'Magnet'

Galanthus 'Magnet'

Partial Shade
Easy care
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H7-H3

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

25cm

Max

10cm

10cm

Min

5cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

Overview

This cultivar is a clump-forming, bulbous perennial. It produces solitary, fragrant, nodding white flowers with green V-shaped marks at the tip of the inner petals. These are borne on slender, arching stems, appear in late winter or early spring and this cultivar typically grows to around 25cm tall. Leaves are green, narrowly strap-shaped, with an erect growth habit. This cultivar has earnt a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit.

Common problems

Harvesting

Generally not harvested but can be taken for floral arrangements.

Propagation

Division

Divide clumps when 'In the green'

Special Features

Attractive flowers

Lovely white flowers with green markings

Winter colour

Lovely white flowers.

Uses

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.