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Out of Season Glory of the Snow

Glory of the Snow

Long-Lasting Sky Blue Blooms

Lovely little plants, 4-5 in. tall, bear a profusion of tiny blue flowers in earliest spring. Grow anywhere, sun or shade. Multiplies rapidly in borders, rock gardens. Zones 3-9. 5 cm+ bulbs.

  • Zone 3 - 8
  • Height 4 - 5 inches
  • Light Required Partial shade

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  • Botanical Name: Chionodoxa forbesii
  • Height: 4 - 5 inches
  • Spacing: 3 inches
  • Depth: 3 inches. Pointed end up.
  • Spread: 3 inches
  • Sun/Shade: Partial shade
  • Color: Gentian-blue with a prominent white center.
  • Foliage: Dark green leaves are narrow, thick and stiff. Dies back after flowering.
  • Blooms: Very early Spring for 1 - 3 weeks.
  • Form: Groundcover
  • Flower Form: Petals are united at the base of each bloom and the flattened filaments form a cup in the center of each flower.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, loose soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate. Should grow to full height and bloom first season.
  • Pruning: Allow foliage to die back naturally.
  • Comments: It is thrilling to watch these eager Dutch wonders emerge out of the snow and signal the spring season. Fabulous sky blue flowers provide much-needed colour. Plant these no-maintenance wonders once and they will increase every year. Especially attractive in the lawn or as a ground cover. Chionodoxa forbesii. Gentian-blue flowers with white centers on 8" stems. Fragrant

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