Galanthus Elwesii

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Cultural and Growing Info is provided below.

Plant Code: BGAEL

Originally a wild form of Galanthus Turkey. Galanthus elwessi have lovely nodding lanterns of purest white attractively accented in green. 10 bulbs per bag. Bulb size 6+ cm.

Details

Type: Bulbs
Height: Short 4-5"
Spacing: Plant 4" apart
Bloom Time: Early Spring
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Half Sun / Half Shade
Zones: 3-7   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower: White

Features to Note

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

Galanthus General Information

One of the earliest flowering bulbs. Ideal for naturalizing by both self-seeding and bulb offsets. They prefer cool climates and grow well under deciduous trees.

Galanthus Plant Care

Plant 4" apart and 3" deep. Provide full sun to partial shade and moist, well-drained soil. Allow the foliage to yellow before removing from the garden. Interested in forcing bulbs? Visit our Useful Links page.