Galanthus nivalis f. pleniflorus 'Flore Pleno'
Also known as
Double Snowdrop 'Flore Pleno'
Galanthus nivalis f. pleniflorus 4 - geograph.org.uk - 1165844 by Jonathan Billinger (CC BY-SA 2.0)
5 years to reach maturity
This plant has a mild fragrance
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Double Snowdrop Overview
This cultivar is a clump-forming, bulbous perennial that produces fragrant, nodding, white flowers with double inner petals marked with green. Leaves are dark grey-green, narrowly strap-shaped and have a compact and erect growth habit. typically growing to around 15cm tall, this cultivar flowers in winter, producing attractive, showy blooms measuring around 2.5cm long.
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How to harvest Double Snowdrop
Generally not harvested but can be taken for floral arrangements
How to propagate Double Snowdrop
Divide clumps when 'In the green' and replant straight away for the best results.
Special features of Double Snowdrop
Attractive white blooms marked with green.
Attractive white blooms.
Other uses of Double 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.