Dormant Snowdrop Collection No 5 (5)

Order Code: 999-384

Despatched August

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Dormant Snowdrop Collection No 5

One bulb of Galanthus Acton Pigot No 3 - showing an olive-green ovary and large, quite rounded petals with a distinct claw at the tip, a fine, vigorous snowdrop from Shropshire.

One bulb of Galanthus Heffalump - a 'double' form (with extra petals inside), these are marked with pale green in a broad cross like marking. From Oxford.

One bulb of Galanthus Imbolc - a late flowered form with exceptionally large and very clean white flowers held on quite short stems. An outstanding snowdrop.

One bulb of Galanthus Marjorie Brown - a late flowering vigorous cultivar with a blue cast to its wide glaucous leaves.

One bulb of Galanthus Sprite - all green inners with 5 or 6 green lines on the outers

Planting Instructions

Plant the bulbs immediately if you can. If planting them in the ground consider using the smallest size of aquatic mesh pots to aid containment and identification. Fill with improved soil based potting medium and a little sharp sand. If planting out of a pot aim to plant with 3-4" (8-10cm) of soil over the bulb where they receive light and moisture in the spring and summer dryness, so under deciduous trees and shrubs is best. Label carefully and possibly water sparingly until autumn.