GALANTHUS PLICATUS

characteristics

FOLIAGE | HABIT | FLOWER

THIS IS A DECIDUOUS PLANT THAT FORMS CLUMPS. IT PRODUCES WHITE FLOWERS IN WINTER.

 

ASPECT | SOIL | PH

THIS PLANT LIKES A EAST/WEST/SOUTH FACING GARDEN. IT DOES NOT MIND A EXPOSED OR SHELTERED POSITION IN A SANDY, CHALK, CLAY, LOAM SOIL

 

HEIGHT | SPREAD | GROWING TIME

THE PLANT TAKES ROUGHLY 2-5 YEARS TO GAIN FULL HEIGHT AND SPREAD. HEIGHT 10-50 CM. SPREAD 10-50 CM.

 

PRUNE | PESTS | DISEASE

NO PRUNING IS REQUIRED BUT DEAD HEADING IS ESSENTIAL. THE PLANT WILL DIVIDING EVERY FEW YEARS TO PROMOTE HEALTHY GROWTH. MAY SUFFER FROM NARCISSUS BULB FLY. MAY BE SUBJECT TO SNOWDROP GREY MOULD.

SUGGESTED PLANTING LOCATIONS AND GARDEN TYPES

WILL DO WELL IN MOST GARDEN TYPES BUT ESPECIALLY THRIVES IN COTTAGE, CONTAINER AND ROCK GARDENS.

COMMON NAME

Crimean snowdrop
pleated snowdrop

 sun  rain
Full/Part Shade well drained / moist but well drained
 cold  info
H5 (-10 to -15) Ingestion may cause mild stomach discomfort

 

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