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Botanical name: Leucojum aestivum 'Gravetye Giant'
Other names: Summer snowflake 'Gravetye Giant', Leucojum aestivum 'Gravetye'
Variety or cultivar: 'Gravetye Giant' _ 'Gravetye Giant' is a bulbous perennial. As its name suggests, it is a large snowflake cultivar. It has dark green, shiny, strap-shaped leaves and in spring bears several, lightly fragrant, white, nodding, bell-shaped flowers with green markings at the tips of the petals.
Leucojum aestivum 'Gravetye Giant' is: Deciduous
Flower: White, Green in Spring
Foliage: Dark-green in Spring
Fragrance: Flowers are lightly fragrant
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Diseases: Generally disease-free.
Propagation: Separate offsets once the leaves have died down.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Offsets. REGISTER to read more...
Leucojum aestivum 'Gravetye Giant' (Summer snowflake 'Gravetye Giant') will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Wildlife
Cultivation: Plant dry bulbs in autumn in moist but free-draining soil in full sun. Bulbs should be planted 8 to 10 cm deep.
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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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