Summer Snowflake

Leucojum aestivum

profile iconLeucojum aestivum 2010
by Schnobby (CC BY-SA 3.0)
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profile iconLeucojum aestivum 2010
by Schnobby (CC BY-SA 3.0)
1 of 6
Bulbous, deciduous and perennial species growing to an average height of around 50cm. It produces pretty, hanging, bell-shaped blooms coloured pure white, with green petal tips. The petals are slightly reflexed at the tips, curing backwards delicately. These are produced on bare stems that grow straight upwards in spring and leaves are simple and strap to linear in shape.
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Planning

Flowering time

Spring

Special features

Origin

Europe, Eurasia

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Clay, Compost, Loam

Soil PH preference

Acid, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Personality

Family

Amaryllidaceae

Flower colour

White
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