Botanical Name: Chionodoxa forbesii
Height: 6 - 7 inches.
Spacing: 2 1/2 - 3 inches apart.
Depth: Plant 3 inches deep.
Spread: 2 - 3 inches.
Sun/Shade: Full sun to partial shade.
Color: Sky blue with a prominent white center.
Foliage: The leaves are basal, not numerous, often only 2 are produced. The dark green leaves are narrow, thick and stiff.
Blooms: Early Spring for 2 - 3 weeks.
Flower Form: The petals are united at the base of each bloom and the flattened filaments form a cup in the center of each flower.
Soil Requirements: Any well drained soil.
Growth Rate: Moderate.
Pruning: Let foliage die down naturally. The leaves provide nourishment for bulbs to produce future growth and blooming.
Comments: The most beautiful Glory of the Snow without a doubt! One bulb produces a multiple of lovely early Spring flowers. Bulbs will multiply each year.
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