Galanthus nivalis Hippolyta


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Plant Code: BGAHI

A double form Snowdrop! Snow-white outer petals of the nodding flowers cradle an inner rosette of whorled petals etched with spring green trimmed in white. Irresistibly romantic with its subtle beauty yet quite robust and easy to grow. This early spring charmer defies cold temps and brings smiles to gardeners itching to get their hands in some dirt. Galanthus nivalis Hippolyta is named for the queen of the Amazons in Greek mythology. 5 bulbs per bag. Bulb size 6+ cm.


Type: Bulbs
Height: Short 6"
Spacing: Plant 3" apart
Bloom Time: Early Spring
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Half Sun / Half Shade
Zones: 3-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower: White
Accent: Green

Features to Note

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

Galanthus General Information

Ideal for naturalizing by both self-seeding and bulb offsets. They prefer cool climates and grow well under deciduous trees.

Galanthus Plant Care

Plant 3" 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.