Chionodoxa forbesii

Glory of the Snow

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Cultural and Growing Info is provided below.

Plant Code: BCHFO

Sky-blue purple flowers with white eyes brave the elements to usher in early spring with a carpet of welcome color. Cheerful 6-petaled starry flowers huddle on sturdy stems amid blades of green sword-like foliage. Commonly called Glory of the Snow, Chionodoxa forbesii will naturalize readily often poking their flowering stalks up through melting snow. 20 bulbs per bag. Bulb size 5+ cm.


Type: Bulbs
Height: Short 6"
Spacing: Plant 4" apart
Bloom Time: Early Spring
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Half Sun / Half Shade
Zones: 4-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower: Blue
Accent: White

Features to Note

  • For a Slope or Bank
  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Deer Resistant
  • Bulbs for Naturalizing

Chionodoxa General Information

A great choice for the rock garden, also easily naturalized in clumps and drifts. One of the earliest bulb to bloom in spring.

Chionodoxa Plant Care

Plant 4" apart and 3" deep.