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Spring Snowflake

Leucojum vernum

Also known as

Spring-Flowered Snowflake, Agnes Flower

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

10cm

10cm

Min

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Spring Snowflake Overview

Bulbous, deciduous and perennial species growing to an average height of around 30cm. It produces pretty, hanging, bell-shaped blooms measuring around 2.5cm across, coloured pure white, with green-yellow petal tips. These are produced on bare, vertical stems in groupings of 1 or 2 in spring and leaves are glossy, dark green and strap to linear in shape.

Common problems with Spring Snowflake

How to propagate Spring Snowflake

Seed

You can propagate from offsets in spring or early autumn or from seed which are sown in the autumn.

Other uses of Spring Snowflake

Rock garden, naturaliser, shade, walls

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Flowering in spring these bulbs give a beautiful display.

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Winter Flowering Bulbs

Flowering in winter these bulbs give a beautiful display.

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