Leucojum aestium Gravetye Giant

Spring Snowflakes

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Cultural and Growing Info is provided below.

Plant Code: BLEGG

With a common name like Spring Snowflakes, it must be enchanting! Nodding white flowers are suspended like tiny lampshades amidst Daffodil-like foliage. Each outer petal tip is dotted with spring green. Reliable and long-lived! This beauty was granted the prestigious Award of Garden Merit by the Royal Horticultural Society. 10 bulbs per bag. Bulb size 10-12 cm.


Type: Bulbs
Height: Short 6-12"
Spacing: Plant 5" apart
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Early Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Half Sun / Half Shade
Zones: 4-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower: White

Features to Note

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant

Leucojum General Information

Borders, rock gardens. Under trees or shrubs. Best planted in groups of at least 15 bulbs. Can put on a spectacular display when naturalized in large drifts.

Leucojum Plant Care

Plant 5" apart and 4" deep. Adapts to clay soils. Easily grown in well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Best left undisturbed once set in the ground.