This plant has a strong fragrance
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Galanthus is a genus of dwarf bulbous perennials in the Amaryllidaceae family, native to Europe and the Middle East, comprising 21 accepted species. They are also widely naturalised due to their popularity as cultivated garden flowers. Commonly known as Snowdrops, members of this genus have strap-shaped leaves and nodding white flowers, consisting of three outer tepals and three inner ones. Many varieties, cultivars and hybrids are available which have been bred for a diverse range of flower shapes and green markings.
How to propagate Snowdrops
You can propagate by division in the spring after flowering or in late summer or autumn when bulbs are dormant.
Special features of Snowdrops
Attractive white blooms with green markings.
Other uses of Snowdrops
This low maintenance clump forming bulbous 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.
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