Leucojum Gravetye Giant

Spring Snowflakes

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Cultural and Growing Info is provided below.

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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. This beauty was granted the prestigious Award of Garden Merit by the Royal Horticultural Society.



Plant Type Bulbs

Species aestium

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

Soil Type Normal, Acidic

Water Needs Medium

Sold In Bags of 10

Special Features

  • 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.

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Shipping Details

We ship accent annuals and bulbs based on the best planting time for your growing zone (see the approximate dates below), unless otherwise indicated at checkout. If you wish, you can indicate a specific ship date during checkout.

Spring-Planted Accent Annuals

  • Zone 3, 4: Early to Mid May
  • Zone 5: Late April to Early May
  • Zone 6: Mid to Late April
  • Zone 7: Early to Mid April
  • Zone 8: Late March to Early April
  • Zone 9, 10: Late March

Fall-Planted Bulbs

  • Zone 2, 3, 4: Early September
  • Zone 5: Early to Mid September
  • Zone 6: Mid September
  • Zone 7: Mid to Late September
  • Zone 8, 9, 10: Late September to Early October

Holiday Bulbs

  • Early November through mid December