Giant Snowdrop (Galanthus elwesii) in the Snowdrops Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Plant Height: 6 - 12 inches
Plant Spread: 3 - 6 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: ivory flowers tipped green
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Provides winter interest
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Toxicity: Other: All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2005 Great Plant Picks Award Winner


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Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Jan 25, 2012 12:23 PM

Valuable source of nectar and pollen in winter. Pollen color is pink.

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