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Botanical name: Galanthus 'Atkinsii'
Other names: Snowdrop 'Atkinsii', Galanthus nivalis 'Atkinsii'
Variety or cultivar: 'Atkinsii' _ 'Atkinsii' is a bulbous perennial with erect, glaucous leaves. It bears solitary nodding white flowers in late winter whose inner petals have a prominent green heart-shaped mark at their tip.
Galanthus 'Atkinsii' is: Deciduous
Flower: White, Green in Winter
Foliage: Grey-green, Green in Winter
Habit: Clump-forming, Erect
Toxicity: Ingestion may cause mild stomach upset and skin contact may irritate.
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Specific diseases: Grey mould
Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Galanthus 'Atkinsii' (Snowdrop 'Atkinsii') will reach a height of 0.25m and a spread of 0.1m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Underplanting, Wildflower
Cultivation: Plant in humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil that does not dry out in summer. 'In the green' plants are easier to establish than bulbs.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Aspect:||North, South, East, West|
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