Delivery as soon as the weather allows
An early (December) flowering form of G.elwesii monostictus which was identified at Avon Bulbs in the 1980s. The name comes from its habit of raising its outer segments when brought into the warm, reminding one of an angel's wings. Supplied 'in the green'.
All snowdrops prefer cool, moist conditions in the spring and a surprisingly dry summer dormancy in the shade. Dig a deep but narrow planting hole probably 4-6" (10-15cm) deep (an asparagus trowel is a great implement for the job) loosening the soil at depth and introduce your snowdrop into this at a depth slightly greater than it was previously planted (where the stem turns green!) Firm in and water the soil remembering to label the spot. If planting more than one of the same variety, plant the next about 4" (10cm) away ideally. They will clump up in time.